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A Blue Big Nail” tells story of explorer Matthew Henson

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 Carlyle Brown’s A Big Blue Nail — begins Jan. 25 in Chicago, telling the tale of African-American explorer Matthew Henson.

A Big Blue Nail” is a phantasmagorical tale examining explorer Robert Peary’s fame as the first man to reach the North Pole, which obscured the contributions of Matthew Henson, his African-American guide and companion, who could rightfully claim the title,” according to VGT notes.

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Written by Symphony

January 2, 2008 at 10:41 pm

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