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DINNER & A BOOK

Orphan Train

  • Aired: 05/06/2017
  • 26:55
  • Rating: NR
Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest or face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude These children were predominately Irish Catholic. Gail Martin is joined by co-host Rebecca Kubacki to discuss the fates of the children looking for a new home in “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline.
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