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February 14, 2008

Slideshow: Historian Simon Schama Discusses the End of the Slave Trade

Talk was part of the Lives of Liberty lecture series

As part of the College’s yearlong celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Marquis de Lafayette’s birth, art critic, historian, and award-winning author Simon Schama presented “Remembering the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 200 Years On: British Eloquence and American Silence,” on Feb. 11. The lecture was part of the celebration’s Lives of Liberty series. The talk was also supported under the auspices of the Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones Visiting Lecturer Program.

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