City Lights: Juneteenth Special-Lesser Known Stories About Legendary Abolitionist

Author Elizabeth Cobbs brought to life the hidden life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman in her new book "The Tubman Command."
Author Elizabeth Cobbs brought to life the hidden life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman in her new book "The Tubman Command."
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Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:59: Lois Reitzes talks with Professor Elizabeth Cobbs about her book “The Tubman Command,” which chronicles the work of Harriet Tubman as a spy for the Union Army during the Civil War.
  • 35:25: Reitzes speaks with Pellom McDaniels, the curator of the African American collections in the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library at Emory University, about the African Americans who fought in World War I.