American Experience Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe?
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote the international bestseller, "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe?
After the loss of her young son in 1849, Harriet Beecher Stowe empathized with the enslaved mothers whose children were taken away from them, inspiring her to write "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Published in 1852, the book became an international bestseller, exposing thousands to the cruelties of the "peculiar institution" of slavery.• Visit the Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe? webpage
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Premiere Date: 01/08/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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