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Talk of the Nation for December 30, 2011

Talk of the Nation for December 29, 2011

Talk of the Nation for December 28, 2011

Talk of the Nation for December 27, 2011

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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John Brown: The 'Midnight Rising' Of A Violent Abolitionist

A Violent Abolitionist's 'Midnight Rising'

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Talk of the Nation for December 26, 2011

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Remembering Some Remarkable Lives Lost In 2011

Remembering Some Remarkable Lives Lost In 2011

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