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The Invisibles
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The Invisibles
The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House
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Jesse J. Holland's The Invisibles is the first book to tell the story of the executive mansion's most unexpected residents, the African American slaves who lived with the U.S. presidents who owned them.

Jesse J. Holland's The Invisibles is the first book to tell the story of the executive mansion's most unexpected residents, the African American slaves who lived with the U.S. presidents who owned them.

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  • Jesse J. Holland is the author of Black Men Built the Capitol and a longtime Washington correspondent for the Associated Press, the world's largest news organization. A regular guest on CNN, NBC, Fox News, and PBS, he speaks frequently on African American and Washington political topics. He lives in Maryland.
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  • AudioFile Magazine Narrator J.D. Jackson's deep, resonant voice melds seamlessly with this book. When Americans think about slavery, most envision field hands picking cotton under a broiling Southern sun. This audiobook brings home the fact that the African-Americans seen on a daily basis by the first 12 presidents of our nation were White House slaves. Using documents and historical records, the author, a reporter, recounts a fascinating and troubling history. Jackson varies his voice to capture individual characters and their stories. At times, if the action warrants, he shifts to a more breathless pace or makes his tone more urgent. The result is good, solid history that should be widely heard. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine
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