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Episode 4

Extract from the powerful memoir which inspired Steve McQueen's Oscar nominated film of the same title.

In this episode, Solomon describes the harsh realities of life as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation.

Solomon Northup's eloquent first-hand account of slavery was published in 1853 - eight years before the American Civil War and twelve years before the abolition of slavery in the United States in 1865.

Reader: Rhashan Stone

Abridger: Robin Brooks

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Feb 2014 00:30


Role Contributor
ReaderRhashan Stone
ProducerKirsteen Cameron
AbridgerRobin Brooks
AuthorSolomon Northup

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