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The Slaves of U.S. Presidents

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Slavery is rooted in American history, including the history of the presidency. Ten of the first fifteen U.S. presidents were slave owners, or grew up in a slave owning household. This hour, we discuss the lives and stories of the men and women owned by past presidents. 

http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wosu2/audio/2016/09/091916b.mp3

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This show originally aired September 19th 2016