Digging for slaves

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Summary

  • Provides many fascinating and surprising details at excavations of 18th-century slave quarters on Middleburg Plantation near Charleston; at Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, whose slave holdings seem so irreconcilable with his expressed views on human freedom; and at Colonial Williamsburg, which until recently neglected to show the lives of the slaves, who made up over half the town's population.

Notes

  • Originally broadcast in 1989 as a segment of: Chronicle.
  • Packaging copyright date varies.
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