The Founders and Slavery: Q&A Part 2

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Teaching U.S. history in public schools was the subject of a Pioneer Institute event and book signing on Monday, January 28 at the Omni Parker House hotel in Boston. Keynote addresses were delivered by Dr. Howard Dodson, who directs Howard University’s Moorland-Springarn Research Center and Library System, and Dr. Jack Rakove, the William Robertson Coe professor of history and American studies and professor of political science at Stanford University. Professor Rakove won the Pulitzer Prize in History for his book Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution. The panel discussion following the keynote addresses included:


  • Robert Pondiscio, Director of Communications, Core Knowledge Foundation
  • Anders Lewis, Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School
  • Will Fitzhugh, The Concord Review
  • Roger Desrosier, Millbury Memorial Junior-Senior High School
  • Christina Blunt, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Resolution, Harvard University