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American Epistles

By American Epistles

… the story of our country, one letter at a time.

  1. 1.
    “They hit me and threw me down.” (Mine Wars, Part 2)10/17/2020
    1:14:55
  2. 2.
    “The worst of the explosion occurred in the No. 8 mine.” (Mine Wars, Part 1)09/01/2020
    49:16
  3. 3.
    “We lived with constant fear.” (Encore: Freedom Summer, Part 2)07/25/2020
    1:05:10
  4. 4.
    “We have to be shot down here like rabbits.” (Encore: The Great Migration, Part 1)06/28/2020
    49:44
  5. 5.
    “His Intelligence from the Enemy’s Camp were Industriously Collected…” (James Armistead Lafayette, Mini Episode)05/25/2020
    10:59
  6. 6.
    “The more I read, the more I fought against slavery.” (Slave Narratives and the Pursuit of Literacy, Part 3)04/27/2020
    1:11:14
  7. 7.
    “It was only by trickery that I learned to read.” (Slave Narratives and the Pursuit of Literacy, Part 2)03/21/2020
    51:05
  8. 8.
    “I would take my child and hide in the mountains.” (Slave Narratives and the Pursuit of Literacy, Part 1)02/22/2020
    1:11:08

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