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Autobiography of Frederick Douglass, Vol. 2

Autobiography of Frederick Douglass, Vol. 2

Ossie Davis reads excerpts from Frederick Douglass’ autobiography, edited by Dr. Philip Foner, which traces the abolitionist and statesman’s life from early childhood through to his significant political accomplishments. This second volume begins with Douglass’ editorial leadership at the anti-slavery newspaper The North Star (Rochester, New York), describes his activity as station master and conductor on the Underground Railroad, touches on his political asylum in England following the hanging of John Brown, speaks of the Civil War and details Douglass’ meeting with Abraham Lincoln. (See also FW05522 Autobiography of Frederick Douglass, Vol. 1.)

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Track Listing

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The North Star Ossie Davis 2:08
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Rochester, N.Y. Ossie Davis 1:37
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The Underground Railroad and the Fugitive Slave Law Ossie Davis 4:16
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The Abolitionist Ossie Davis 2:46
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Free Soil Convention Ossie Davis 2:00
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John Brown Ossie Davis 2:01
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Fighting Abolitionism Ossie Davis 1:25
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John Brown's Insurrection Ossie Davis 4:58
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Escape to Canada and England Ossie Davis 2:01
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Return to the United States and John Brown's Legacy Ossie Davis 1:40
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Election of Lincoln Ossie Davis 1:38
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Secession of the South Ossie Davis 2:04
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Civil War Ossie Davis 2:48
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Emancipation Proclamation Ossie Davis 1:33
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Negro Troops Ossie Davis 2:22
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Douglass Meets Lincoln Ossie Davis 3:34
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Death of Lincoln Ossie Davis 1:37
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Freedom and Equality Ossie Davis 3:42
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Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments Ossie Davis 1:42
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Aftermath Ossie Davis 3:32
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Summation Ossie Davis 3:01
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