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This edition: Santa Fe Trail

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Episode Details

(1940, 110 min., b&w, historical adventure) Cast: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ronald Reagan, Raymond Massey, Van Heflin, Alan Hale. Dir.: Michael Curtiz. In the years before the Civil War, Jeb Stuart (Flynn) and George Armstrong Custer (Reagan) rise up in the ranks of the army and together oppose anti-slavery activist John Brown (Massey).

Discussion guest: David S. Reynolds, author, John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War and Seeded Civil Rights.