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Chats On the Past: Kyle Bass
June 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Fridays are for fascinating forums! Join us this Juneteenth for a very special Live Author Talk on Zoom with theater professor and playwright, Kyle Bass who will discuss his play Possessing Harriet the story of an enslaved woman Harriet Powell, traveling with her captors from the South to Upstate New York, who finds refuge in the home of abolitionist Gerrit Smith and there meets his young cousin Elizabeth Cady (later Stanton). Kyle will also discuss his play in progress about his ancestors Tim & Lill Bennett who were enslaved in Westport in a home on Compo Road South as well as take questions from viewers.