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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Douglass and Garrison Meet

  • Aired: 01/08/2013
  • 02:37
  • Rating: NR
In September of 1838, Frederick Douglass traveled to Nantucket to hear the publisher of Boston's "The Liberator" abolitionist newspaper, William Lloyd Garrison, speak. After hearing Douglass tell his story, Garrison realized he had found the man he had been looking for. Garrison approached Douglass with a proposition.
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In September of 1838, Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison met in Nantucket.
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