Book Discussion on Jefferson's Pillow

Professor Wilkins talked about his book, Jefferson’s Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism, published by… read more

Professor Wilkins talked about his book, Jefferson’s Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism, published by Beacon Press. The book demythologizes the four Virginian founders: Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Mason and describes their conflicted attitudes toward race and freedom. close

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Book Discussion on Jefferson's Pillow

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2001
Last Aired:
Jul 10, 2005

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  • Aug 12, 2001 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2001 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2001 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2005 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2005 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2005 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 10, 2005 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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