Biographer David Fiske joins Jane this evening to talk about his book Solomon Northrup: His Life Before and After Slavery. David wrote this biography of Twelves Years A Slave author Solomon Northrup, whose own memoir recently came out as a movie. David talks about Solomon's life in upstate New York before and after the travesty of his enslavement.
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