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Fleshing Out the History of Frederick Douglass

Critic Maureen Corrigan reviews a new biography of the former slave, writer, and abolitionist by Pulitzer Prize-winning author William McFeely. The book fills in the many gaps and silences in all three of Douglass's autobiographies.

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Other segments from the episode on February 25, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 25, 1991: Interview with Marian Faye Novak and David Novak; Review of William McFeely's book "Frederick Douglass"; Interview with Howard Levie; Interview with…

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