Film, Video A Slave in the White House

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  • A Slave in the White House


  • Elizabeth Dowling Taylor has used correspondence, legal documents and journal entries rarely seen before to write "A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons."

Event Date

  • February 07, 2012


  • -  Elizabeth Dowling Taylor received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Over a 22-year career in museum education and historical research, she was director of interpretation at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and director of education at James Madison's Montpelier. Most recently a fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Taylor is now an independent scholar and lecturer.

Running Time

  • 52 minutes 34 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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