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Let Us Honor Slave-Owning Presidents?

Posted February 20, 2012 | 02/20/12 07:27 AM ET

Here it is again, the intersection of Presidents Day and Black History Month. Eight of our early presidents, beginning with George Washington, owned slaves during their tenure in the nation's highest office. The two I am most familiar with, given my career at the historic sites of Monticello and Montpelier,...

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