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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

A John Brown Descendant Writes to The New Yorker About SHOWTIME's "The Good Lord Bird"

This pretty much says it all. Those who wish to argue from the "higher art" position in defense of the lunatic portrayal of John Brown by Ethan Hawke in the current SHOWTIME series, "The Good Lord Bird," would do well to consider this letter from Marty Brown, a direct descendent of the Abolitionist, which appears in the October 19th edition of The New Yorker.

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