Episode 54

Linda Hirshman on the abolition movement


February 16th, 2022

28 mins 36 secs

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About this Episode

How do we best think about the abolition movement—as a tepid first step towards righting a historic injustice or a moral breakthrough despite its flaws? Linda Hirschman joins host Richard Aldous to talk about her new book The Color of Abolition: How a Printer, a Prophet, and a Contessa Moved a Nation.