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Thomas Jefferson's Contradiction (VOA On Assignment July 4 Special Edition)i
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July 04, 2013 11:45 PM
Despite writing in the Declaration of Independence that "all men are created equal," Thomas Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves during his lifetime. VOA's Julie Taboh explores this moral contradiction exhibited by Jefferson as he participated in the system he opposed in theory.

Thomas Jefferson's Contradiction (VOA On Assignment July 4 Special Edition)

Published July 04, 2013

Despite writing in the Declaration of Independence that "all men are created equal," Thomas Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves during his lifetime. VOA's Julie Taboh explores this moral contradiction exhibited by Jefferson as he participated in the system he opposed in theory.