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American abolitionist John Brown led the 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Va. That takeover and the man behind it are the subjects of historian Tony Horwitz's new book, Midnight Rising. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A Violent Abolitionist's 'Midnight Rising'

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The Harpers Ferry 'Rising' That Hastened Civil War

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Horwitz Reads from 'A Voyage Long and Strange'

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'A Voyage Long and Strange' to America's Past

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