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The Essay

Second of five talks by specialists in the field of guns and gun culture. 2: Gotham's Gun Baron. Historian Brian DeLay discusses Marcellus Hartley, the first important American arms dealer, who rose to prominence and respectability during the American Civil War.

Genre: Arts

When is The Essay next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three Tonight, 10:45pm and on BBC Radio Three Tomorrow, 10:45pm. See more...