John Boyle O’Reilly

ACH138: John Boyle O’Reilly was a soldier, a convict, a poet, and a journalist who left a lasting impact in the United States. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us how this Irishman escaped from an Australian penal colony and ended up in Boston as a champion of civil rights and editor of The Boston Pilot, the oldest continuously published Catholic newspaper in the US.

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