Part 1 of 6
4:30 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

First Step to Citizenship? Often, Learning English

Juan Alvarez emigrated from Cuba to the United States in 2013.
Andrew Jenner

Under the best of circumstances, the path to U.S. citizenship for immigrants can take years.

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With Good Reason
3:00 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Slavery: The Rise of American Capitalism

The tribulations of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, are depicted in the popular film 12 Years a Slave. In a soon to be published book, Calvin Schermerhorn (Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellow) documents how the business of slavery gave rise to American capitalism. Also featured: With Good Reason producer Kelley Libby checks in on a log cabin-building workshop on the grounds of Montpelier, the former home of President James Madison.

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