Radio & Podcast
Douglass on Slavery
Talking Politics: History of Ideas
Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) escaped slavery and became a leader in the abolitionist movement in the US.
Separated from his mother as a baby, he only saw her a few times before she died when Frederick was 7. Frederick's father was likely a white man.
In this podcast, David Runciman discusses Douglass' life and thinking,