• Snow-Storm in August

  • The Passions That Sparked Washington City's First Race Riot in the Violent Summer of 1835
  • By: Jefferson Morley
  • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (37 ratings)

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By: Jefferson Morley
Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
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Editor and investigative reporter Jefferson Morley has been widely published in national periodicals and is the author of the critically acclaimed nonfiction work Our Man in Mexico. An eye-opening look at Washington’s first race riot, Snow-Storm in August also offers revealing profiles of Arthur Bowen, the slave blamed for the riot, and “Star Spangled Banner” lyricist Francis Scott Key, a defender of slavery who sought capital punishment for Bowen.

©2012 Jefferson Morley (P)2012 Recorded Books
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  • Categories: History

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Early American history

A must read for students of African American history. From start to finish, the author holds your attention.