TITLE: An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America
SPEAKER: Henry Wiencek
EVENT DATE: 2003/11/05
RUNNING TIME: 31 minutes
Historian Henry Wiencek discussed his new book, which focuses on the life of Washington and explores early slavery in America.
Speaker Biography: Henry Wiencek is a writer and Research Fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. He is also the winner of the 1999 National Book Critics? Circle Award in biography for "The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White." He has also produced numerous books for the Smithsonian, National Geographic and Time-Life.
SERIES: Books & Beyond