Law professor and historian Annette Gordon-Reed has written extensively about the intimate relationship between Thomas Jefferson and one of his slaves, Sally Hemings.
Gordon-Reed’s most recent book, "The Hemingses of Monticello" won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
Her biography of President Andrew Johnson is due out this fall.
VPR’s Neal Charnoff speaks with Gordon-Reed about her upcoming talk in Bennington "Presidents, Family and Culture: Rethinking History".
Annette Gordon Reed will be speaking at the Bennington Center for the Arts, Friday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m.
She will also read and sign books at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, Saturday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m.
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