The Moral And Economic Costs Of Slavery (Rebroadcast)

The Moral And Economic Costs Of Slavery (Rebroadcast)

The film "12 Years a Slave" is a brutal reminder of the connection between America's early economic success and the North American slave trade. Facing up to the moral and economic cost of slavery.

The film "12 Years a Slave" is a brutal reminder of the connection between America's early economic success and the North American slave trade. Facing up to the moral and economic cost of slavery.

Guests

David Blight

professor and director, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University.

Richard America

adjunct professor, Georgetown University Business School; his books include, "The Wealth of Races: The Present Value of the Benefits of Past Injustices" and "Paying the Social Debt."

Laurent Dubois

director, the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University; author of "Haiti: The Aftershocks of History" and .

Marjoleine Kars

associate professor and chair, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, History Department; author of "Breaking Loose Together: The Regulator Rebellion in Pre-Revolutionary North Carolina."

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