“One man’s freedom fighter is another man’s terrorist.”
This episode looks at the famous lives of Nat Turner and John Brown, two anti-slavery figures of 19th century America. A cause may be righteous but that doesn’t make one’s methods immune from classic definitions of terrorism.
This is part of our ongoing podcast series on the History of Terrorism.
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Episode 179: American Terrorists – Nat Turner and John Brown
This is an article published in the Atlantic Magazine in 1861 telling the story of the Nat Turner revolt