Ken Chowder

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Ken Chowder has scripted over 25 documentary films (and one feature film) broadcast on BBC, NBC, TBS, Discovery, A & E, and PBS. His credits include seven films for PBS’ The American Experience, including "John Brown's Holy War", one American Masters,and seven National Geographic films. Mr. Chowder has written three acclaimed novels: Blackbird Days, Delicate Geometry and Jadis. All were published by Harper & Row.

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February/March 2000

Two hundred years after his birth, Americans still revere him as a martyr and loathe him as a fanatical murderer. What was he?