Episode 160: The Kissing Fence

 
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In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Brian Thomas-Peter about his new book The Kissing Fence. They talk about his interviews with survivors, the legacy of internment within the local B.C. and Doukhobor communities, and the importance of telling difficult stories. They also talk about conveying forgotten stories through historical fiction, finding humanity in the past, and the damage caused by inter-generational trauma.

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