McKinney: So, when it comes to the power that popular culture can have on changing societies, especially when it comes to writers and influential orators like Frederick Douglass. You can’t talk about the political climate of Antebellum, pre-Civil War America without talking about Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, which was published in 1852. It’s a book that Queen Victoria read—and cried about. So, how did it come to be . . . To watch the full segment, please click here.