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“Dear Mr President…”: Letters to FDR, #twitterstorians, and one man's experience of slavery's legacy

32:16 | Apr 27th, 2018

Joanne talks about the letters that flooded into FDR’s Whitehouse and how historians reach the public using social media. Also, Justin Reid, director of African American programs at Virginia Humanities, reflects on his family’s experience of slavery.