Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain

Henry Wiencek talked about his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought… read more

Henry Wiencek talked about his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his slaves, what America’s third president called “silent profits.” He spoke at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22, 2013 by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 6, 2013

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  • Oct 06, 2013 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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