NPR Interviews David Blight and Ruth Washington
December 4, 2007
[Hat-Tip to Tim Greenman]
Today’s Fresh Air (NPR) featured an interview with David Blight about his new book, A Slave No More, which includes two slave narratives written by John Washington and Wallace Turnage. NPR also interviewed John Washington’s descendants: granddaughter Ruth Washington, great-granddaughter Barbara Anne Hinksman, and great-great-granddaughter Maureen Ramos.
Click here for my earlier post about this wonderful story.
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