Dinner & A Book

Orphan Train

Special | 26m 55s

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.

Aired: 05/06/17

Rating: NR

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