Letters and Politics

The Inspiring Life of Henry David Thoreau

Guest: Laura Dassow Walls, author of the book Henry David Thoreau: A Life, a biography of the naturalist, inventor and activist. He left behind a monumental legacy in addition to his essay Civil Disobedience, a paean to human freedom. Two hundred years after his birth, Walls restores Henry David Thoreau to us in all his profound, inspiring complexity.

 

Image Source:  Replica of Thoreau’s cabin near Walden Pond. RhythmicQuietude at en.wikipedia

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