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The Kearsarge Chronicle with John Hodgson Author of Richard Potter: America’s First Black Celebrity

Lynn speaks with John Hodgson, the Author of Richard Potter: America’s First Black Celebrity. They discuss the history of Richard Potter, from his beginings as a ventriliquist, to his time as one of the most celebrated entertainers in America. From his amazing time touring the entire country despite the dangers of being a free black man in pre-Civil War America, to his settling in Andover, NH. Plus they discuss John’s upcoming appearance at the Stone Chapel in Andover on March 18th

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