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Harpers Ferry, Part 3: The Defeat

Historical Controversies Podcast: Season 2

Tags U.S. History

03/28/2018Chris Calton

Season 2, Episode 22. After losing several men, John Brown’s cause was hopeless. With Robert E. Lee and a company of United States marines showing up to end the attack, John Brown resolved that he would be better off as a martyr than a liberator. This episode is part 3 of 3 on John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry.

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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

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