BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Washington College//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Washington College Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20130310T070000 RDATE:20130310T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20131103T060000 RDATE:20131103T060000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20130404T173000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20130404T183000 LOCATION:Hynson Lounge GEO:39.218029;-76.068159 SUMMARY:Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves DESCRIPTION:Master of the Mountain\, Henry Wiencek's eloquent\, persuasive book—based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers—opens up a huge\, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world. Henry Wiencek\, a nationally prominent historian and writer\, is the author of several books\, including The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White\, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1999\, and An Imperfect God: George Washington\, His Slaves\, and the Creation of America (FSG\, 2003). He lives with his wife and son in Charlottesville\, Virginia. Wiencek and his wife (writer Donna Lucey) spent the 2008-2009 academic year in residence at Washington College as the Starr Center's Patrick Henry Writing Fellow.\n\n  \nFor more information click here. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Master of the Mountain, Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book—based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers—opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world. Henry Wiencek, a nationally prominent historian and writer, is the author of several books, including The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1999, and An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America (FSG, 2003). He lives with his wife and son in Charlottesville, Virginia. Wiencek and his wife (writer Donna Lucey) spent the 2008-2009 academic year in residence at Washington College as the Starr Center's Patrick Henry Writing Fellow.\n

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UID:20130404T213000Z-1724@www.washcoll.edu URL:http://www.washcoll.edu/live/events/1724-master-of-the-mountain-thomas-jefferson-and-his CATEGORIES:Open to the Public,C.V. Starr Center LAST-MODIFIED:20130402T183645Z ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:http://www.washcoll.edu/live/image/gid/13/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0,120,668,788/19963_mastermtn_cov.jpg X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:1724 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/New_York X-LIVEWHALE-IMAGE:http://www.washcoll.edu/live/image/gid/13/width/80/height/80/crop/1/src_region/0\,120\,668\,788/19963_mastermtn_cov.jpg X-LIVEWHALE-CONTACT-INFO:C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience
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\nwww.starrcenter.washcoll.edu X-LIVEWHALE-SUMMARY:A talk by \;American historian\, writer and editor\, Henry Wiencek. END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR