Oct. 11, 2021
Elijah Lovejoy was a newspaper editor in who operated in St Louis, Missouri during the early 1800's. He was well known for his outspoked articles against slavery. In part one we look at his early life before his move to Alton, Illinois.
Sources: Freedom's Champion by Paul Simon, The Death of Elijah Lovejoy episode The History Guy on Youtube, and my mom Linda Lovejoy.