“Wolf by the Ear: Thomas Jefferson and the Pursuit of Freedom”

Thomas Jefferson Wolf by the Ear
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to the Public
Paid Event Ticket Required
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In late March 1820, Thomas Jefferson at home in Monticello awaits the results of a pivotal debate in Congress. Would Missouri be admitted to the Union as a free state, signalling a move toward the eventual abolition of slavery in the U.S.? The former president recalls crucial moments and events when choices regarding slavery had been debated, leading to the current crisis over Missouri.

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