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Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:30 PM | Members' Room | open to the public | $15 per person | registration required

A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, and a National Book Award finalist, Never Caught is the powerful narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave who risked everything to escape the nation’s capital and reach freedom.

This event is the Library’s annual Henry S.F. Cooper Jr. Lecture on Early American History & Literature.