Slavery in America and at Monticello with Annette Gordon-Reed and Alan Taylor
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Join Pulitzer Prize-winning writers and historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Alan Taylor for an in-depth discussion on Thomas Jefferson, slavery in America, and the enslaved families who called Monticello home. Annette Gordon-Reed is Professor of Law and History at Harvard University and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She received a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for her work The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. Alan Taylor, a historian specializing in early American history, won a Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for his work William Cooper’s Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic. He is the author of books about colonial America, the American Revolution, and the Early American Republic. 6-8 pm, $65 per person (includes a $30 charitable gift).