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The Time Trial of John Brown

The Time Trial of John Brown casts audience members in the role of jurors who decide how John Brown should be remembered in American history. Check out the video to get a sense of the process behind the show and why we're so interested in getting people talking about history.This video was created by Kent Chadwick, in partnership with the American University School of Communication. The Museum's award-winning historical theater educational programs are made possible through Goldman, Sachs & Co.This program is available in segments here: Introduction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TleJqwUoLYsWhat happened at Harpers Ferry?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1Y8Se4ihNoWhat happened in Kansas?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnxlUxoJZuIWas John Brown a religious zealot?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr-iKUY7xH4Is violence against the government ever justified?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzLsvrC3kEsWhy didn't John Brown use nonviolence?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7Mr21DqH1MWas John Brown a murderer?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7g_aCkzl6ZUWas John Brown insane?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od-dZJg2X5sWould slavery have ended anyway?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFaPI9E-UVgClosing Statement 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3PX3nQ2b0UEnding 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIdt0GOUJFsA lesson plan for teachers on this program is available here: http://historyexplorer.si.edu/video/johnbrown/Time_Trial_of_John_Brown.pdfLearn more on our blog:http://blog.americanhistory.si.edu/osaycanyousee/2011/09/how-should-john-brown-be-remembered.html
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