The Untold Story of Anna Murray Douglas
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 778 , Segment 6
Episode: Russian Expulsions, Our Data When We Die, The Untold Story of Anna Murray Douglas
- Mar 28, 2018 11:00 pm
- 19:22 mins
Guest: Leigh Fought, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Le Moyne College, Author, “Women in the World of Frederick Douglass” Frederick Douglass, famous escaped slave turned abolitionist and orator, was the most photographed man of his time. He sat for more than 160 portraits that we know of, and yet, there are only two known pictures of his wife, Anna Murray Douglass. But don’t be fooled, says historian Leigh Fought. Anna Murray Douglass’s behind-the-scenes support helped make her husband the powerhouse he was.