Who speaks for Margaret Garner?

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University of Minnesota Press,
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[2010]
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A fascinating documentary history of the fugitive slave case that captivated the nation-and inspired Toni Morrison's acclaimed novel Beloved.
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9780816642588
9780816642595
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display_description In January 1856, Margaret Garner and her family were at the center of one of the most dramatic and intensely contested fugitive slave cases in the nation's history. Just hours after escaping slavery in Kentucky and taking refuge in a home in Cincinnati, the Garners were cornered by authorities. As the captors sought to enter the house, Garner killed her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Mary. Reports suggested that she had tried to kill her three other children, too. These events were instantly sensationalized in the media, stimulating heated debates throughout the country: What did it mean that a mother would rather kill her children than see them returned to a life in slavery? What should happen to Margaret Garner? The conflicting answers to these questions exposed the fault lines over slavery within a nation already drifting toward civil war.
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subject_facet Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ohio -- Cincinnati, Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States, Garner, Margaret -- Public opinion, Garner, Margaret -- Trials, litigation, etc, Infanticide -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- History -- 19th century, Trials (Infanticide) -- Ohio -- Cincinnati
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title_full Who speaks for Margaret Garner? / Mark Reinhardt
title_short Who speaks for Margaret Garner?