The Wright Museum


 

 

 

Henry Wiencek, a nationally prominent historian and writer, is the author of several books, including The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1999, and, most recently, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves.

This event was created in support of the Museum’s exhibition, "Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty."