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In the mid-1800s, a young woman and her husband moved to the Kansas Territory to help runaway slaves. The husband died during Quantrill's raid, leaving her alone. Hear Nell Johnson Doerr's story, as told through diary entries, letters and various documents found in the rafters of a Lawrence barn. But just one thing: this is a work of fiction. A chat with the author of this new novel.

What's in a Name?

Dec 6, 2011

These days, parents like giving their kids unique names. That means using Google, naming kids after celebrities, and just plain making names up. But does what we're called affect who we turn out to be?