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These Truths by Jill LePore

LePore’s book These Truths: A History of the United States is a powerful biography of American liberty and its evil twin, American slavery. LePore’s scholarship is impeccable, her writing compelling. These Truths begins in 1492 with exploration and colonization. She traces the truth Jefferson promoted, “that all men are created equal,” through the convolutions of thought that…… Continue reading These Truths by Jill LePore