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Linda Villarosa on the Legacy of Slavery in the US

Clip: 09/05/2019 | 16m 58s Video has closed captioning.

400 years ago, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia, starting the long and painful history of slavery in the U.S. Journalist Linda Villarosa, a contributor to the New York Times Magazine's 1619 Project, sits down with Walter Isaacson to discuss slavery’s powerful legacy in shaping the very physical health of Americans today.

Aired: 09/05/19

Rating: NR

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