HERBERT APTHEKER, “The Event,” is a chapter of his master's essay entitled Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion completed at Columbia University in 1937. It is reprinted here with the permission of Herbert Aptheker.
VINCENT HARDING, “Symptoms of Liberty and Blackhead Signposts: David Walker and Nat Turner,” from There Is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America, copyright © 1981 by Vincent harding, reprinted by permission of Harcourt, Inc.
CHARLES JOYNER, “Styron's Choice: A Meditation on History, Literature, and Moral Imperatives,” was originally published in Southern Writers and Their Worlds, ed. Christopher Morris and Steven G.Reinhardt (College Station: Published for the University of Texas at Arlington by Texas A&M Press, 1996).It is reprinted here with permission of the Walter Prescott Webb Lectures Committee, The University of Texas at Arlington.
LOUIS P. MASUR, “Nat Turner and Sectional Crisis,” contains excerpts from Louis P.Masur, 1831: Year of Eclipse, copyright © 2001 by Louis P. Masur. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, LLC.
ALVIN F. POUSSAINT, M.D., interview with, from the documentary entitled Nat Turner ˜ A Troublesome Property, produced and written by Frank Christopher and Kenneth S.Greenberg, directed by Charles Burnett. Permission to publish granted by Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
WILLIAM STYRON, interview with, from the documentary entitled Nat Turner ˜ A Troublesome Property, produced and written by Frank Christopher and Kenneth S.Greenberg, directed by Charles Burnett. Permission to publish granted by William Styron.