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Charles Richard Johnson reads from and discusses his book "Middle Passage"

BROADCAST: Jan. 30, 1991 | DURATION: 00:54:01

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Rutherford Calhoun is the main character of Charles Richard Johnson's novel, "Middle Passage." In his quest to get away from his marriage and a bill collector, a freed slave himself, Rutherford stows away onto a ship not realizing that the cargo being carried are slaves from Africa.