Roger Wilkins: "Jefferson's Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism" (Beacon)

Roger Wilkins: "Jefferson's Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism" (Beacon)

George Washington and Thomas Jefferson changed the course of history in advocating freedom - yet at the same time, they were slave-owners. Historian Roger Wilkins talks about the ambivalent feelings he and other black Americans have about...

George Washington and Thomas Jefferson changed the course of history in advocating freedom - yet at the same time, they were slave-owners. Historian Roger Wilkins talks about the ambivalent feelings he and other black Americans have about the founding fathers.

Guests

Roger Wilkins

professor of history and American culture at George Mason University

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