Henry Wiencek
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Henry Wiencek

Henry Wiencek is a prominent American historian and editor whose work has encompassed historically significant architecture, the Founding Fathers, various topics relating to slavery, and the Lego company. In 1999, 'The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White', a biographical history which chronicles the racially intertwined Hairston clan of the noted Cooleemee Plantation House, won the National Book Critics Circle Award Wikipedia*

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Henry Wiencek has 12 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2003 with three videos. Most appearances with Walter Isaacson (2). Most common tags: Early American History (1600-1850), Jefferson, Thomas, Washington, George.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 10 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Affiliate Fellow, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Master of the Mountain</em>

    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…

  • Washington, Jefferson and Slavery

    Washington, Jefferson and Slavery

    Henry Wiencek, author of An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America, and Master of the…

  • <em>Master of the Mountain</em>

    Master of the Mountain

    Author Henry Wiencek discussed his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought…

  • <em>A Kingdom Strange</em> and <em>War on the Run</em>

    A Kingdom Strange and War on the Run

    From the 2010 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, James Horn, author of A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and…

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