Thomas Jefferson and the Trials of Phillis Wheatley

Mr. Gates talked about Thomas Jefferson’s reactions to the poetry of a Boston slave girl. Among the topics he addressed… read more

Mr. Gates talked about Thomas Jefferson’s reactions to the poetry of a Boston slave girl. Among the topics he addressed were controversy over the originality of the poems, attitudes toward slavery and race, and her impact on Early American history. close

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Thomas Jefferson and the Trials of Phillis Wheatley

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169288-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 25, 2002
Last Aired:
Mar 26, 2002

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  • Mar 25, 2002 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2002 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2002 | 11:25pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 26, 2002 | 3:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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