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January 31, 2012
Scholars recreate landscape of slavery at Monticello. Smithsonian exhibition sheds new light on life of enslaved people.  C'Ville Weekly by Giles Morris.
Article at cville.com »

January 26, 2012
EXHIBITION REVIEW - Life, Liberty and the Fact of Slavery "The astounding thing about American slavery is not that it existed. . .but that it persisted." The New York Times by Edward Rothstein.
Article at nytimes.com »

December 27, 2011
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Estate Highlights Slaves' Stories.  When Thomas Jefferson died, scores of slaves were sold from his Monticello plantation to settle his debts…. MSNBC by Zinie Chen Sampson for the AP. Article at msnbc.com »

August 30, 2011
The New York Times announces the dates for the opening of Jefferson and Slavery at Monticello: Paradox of Liberty at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in January 2012.
Article at nytimes.com »


 


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August 30, 2011

Monticello and National Museum of African American History and Culture to Explore Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello

 

 

 

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