Ben Franklin's World: A Podcast About Early American History

059 Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

December 8, 201542 min
Between the 1830s and 1860s, a clandestine communications and transportation network called the “Underground Railroad” helped thousands of slaves escape to freedom.
 Today, we investigate and explore this secret network with Eric Foner, a Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author of Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/059

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