Learning About American Slavery From Those Who Lived It

SLAVERY THOMAS JEFFERSON
Nineteenth century bilboes for a child, front, and an adult, typically found on slave ships, are displayed at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History new exhibit: Manuel Balce Ceneta / ASSOCIATED PRESS
SLAVERY THOMAS JEFFERSON
Nineteenth century bilboes for a child, front, and an adult, typically found on slave ships, are displayed at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History new exhibit: Manuel Balce Ceneta / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Learning About American Slavery From Those Who Lived It

Article: A new book “River of Blood: American Slavery from the People Who Lived It” weaves together 100 personal stories from people who were enslaved during and before the Civil War.

Reset sits down with one of the book’s editors to hear about the work.

GUEST: Richard Cahan, editor “River of Blood: American Slavery from the People Who Lived It”