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John Brown's Body

8 EpisodesProduced by Alexander BaggettWebsite

A narrative history of the life and adventures of John Brown in the 12 years leading up to his fateful raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859. Support this podcast:

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Episode 4: How to Move West in 1855/How to Win an Election in Kansas

We follow John Brown's five sons as they make the harrowing voyage west to make a new home in Kansas. Then we follow the first-hand accounts in three different Kansas towns as pro-slavery forces make their first attack in what will become known as Bleeding Kansas.

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