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Author Morley, Jefferson.

Title Snow-storm in August : Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the forgotten race riot of 1835 [Hoopla electronic resource] / Jefferson Morley.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Recorded Books, Inc., 2012.
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Performer Narrated by Peter Jay Fernandez.
Summary Editor and investigative reporter Jefferson Morley has been widely published in national periodicals and is the author of the critically acclaimed nonfiction work Our Man in Mexico. An eye-opening look at Washington's first race riot, Snow-Storm in August also offers revealing profiles of Arthur Bowen, the slave blamed for the riot, and ''Star Spangled Banner'' lyricist Francis Scott Key, a defender of slavery who sought capital punishment for Bowen.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Washington (D.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Race riots -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
Free African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
Trials (Attempted murder) -- Washington (D.C.)
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843.
Bowen, Arthur, 1817?-
Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau, 1775?-1865.
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Fernandez, Peter Jay. Narrator.
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ISBN 9781464026300 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1464026300 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT13524500
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