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Source: Library Company of Philadelphia
Date: June 21, 2010
Byline: Audio Podcast

Juneteenth 2010 Panel Discussion: The President's House Slave Quarters

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Audio Podcast: Main Program (mp3)

Audio Podcast: Audience Discussion (mp3)

The Library Company commemorated Juneteenth on June 21, 2010 with a panel discussion on the past eight years of controversy surrounding the discovery of the slave quarters and the nine slaves who served President George Washington at his Philadelphia home at 6th and Market Streets. Introductory remarks by Library Company Director John Van Horne and Curator of African American History Phil Lapsansky; moderated by Linn Washington, journalist with the Philadelphia Tribune; panelists were Edward Lawler, independent scholar; Michael Coard, attorney and founder of ATAC (Avenging the Ancestors Coalition); and Randall M. Miller, professor of history at Saint Joseph’s University. For more information on the President’s House, please visit:


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