Robinson Professor Spencer Crew Featured on ‘History Detectives’

Posted: June 29, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 28, 2011 at 10:14 pm


Spencer Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American and Public History, is a featured expert on an upcoming broadcast of PBS’s “History Detectives.”

Crew is featured in an episode about the John Brown pike, a blade possibly used in the abolitionist John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry, W.Va., in 1859.

The episode airs on PBS stations on Tuesday, July 5.

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