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"Sweet Taste of Liberty" author at Folio: The Athenaeum
"Sweet Taste of Liberty" author at Folio: The Athenaeum
9/27/201959:35

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum and Elliott Bay Books present author and historian W. Caleb McDaniel in conversation with WWU Professor Johann Neem as part of their "Folio Author" series. McDaniel's epic tale "Sweet Taste of Liberty. A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America" recounts the incredible story of Henrietta Wood who was born enslaved, freed, and later kidnapped and sold back into slavery. After being freed again by the Civil War, Wood sued her abductor in federal court -- and won.  

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