Tasting-Freedom-cropped“DanielBiddle and Murray Dubin have brought to life a leader of the Civil War-era struggleagainst slavery and for equal rights for blacks. This dramatic book not onlyrescues the intrepid Octavius Catto from obscurity but reminds us that thisstruggle—and the violent opposition to it—long predated the modern civil rightsera.“

-         Eric Foner, DeWittClinton Professor of History, Columbia University

Books will be available for purchase. Join usfor a lecture and get your book signed by the author!

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM

Location:Zubrow Auditorium, PennsylvaniaHospital

RVSP to byFeb. 19th to stacey.peeples@uphs.upenn.edu andcarolyn.griggs@uphs.upenn.edu

This event is sponsored by the PennsylvaniaHospital Historic Collections and the Black History Month Committee.