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      Lowcountry author reframing significant period in American History

      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Kirkpatrick Sale is a the author of twelve books that include SDS: The Rise and Development of the Students for a Democratic Society, Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy, Rebels Against the Future: The Luddites and their War on the Industrial Revolution, and After Eden: The Evolution of Human Domination.{}

      He has been a contributor to magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The Nation, The American Conservative and Chronicles.

      Sale, a resident of Mount Pleasant, has a new book titled Emancipation Hell: The tragedy wrought by the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago, where he brings to light a perspective on President Abraham Lincoln not often examined in popular discussion of the 16th President of the United States.{}

      With the recent release of a major motion picture film about President Lincoln and 2012 being the 150th anniversary of his Emancipation Proclamation, Sale sat down with ABC News 4 producer Mike Wadsworth to talk about his new book and how he hopes people will reconsider the way this significant period of American history is viewed.

      CLICK HERE TO READ THE COMPLETE INTERVIEW WITH KIRKPATRICK SALE

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