PBS Books, in collaboration with WTTW in Chicago, presents Kate Clifford Larson whose acclaimed biographies include "Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero," “Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter" and "The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln." She earned a doctorate in American History at the University of New Hampshire, specializing in 19th and 20th century U.S. women's and African American history. She is currently a Brandeis University Women’s Studies Research Center Visiting Scholar. Larson’s latest book, “Walk With Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer,” was named one of Kirkus Review’s best of 2021 and is featured at the 2022 National Book Festival.
This program is presented as part of The Library of Congress National Book Festival.
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