Photocopy created by United States Archives of all three pages of a letter written on November 6, 1940 by Fidel Castro Ruz to President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The letter is the property of the US government held in US Archives. Source: Wikimedia Commons

“Dear Mr President…”

Letters to FDR, #twitterstorians, and one man's experience of slavery's legacy

Joanne talks about the letters that flooded into FDR’s Whitehouse and how historians reach the public using social media. Also, Justin Reid, director of African American programs at Virginia Humanities, reflects on his family’s experience of slavery.

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