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During his second run for presidency, Teddy Roosevelt was shot by a would-be assassin en route to a speaking engagement in Milwaukee. He delivered his speech with the bullet in his chest.

The Middle Passage: 1699

Date: May, 23rd 2013 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Taken from the memoir of James Barbot, the part-owner and “supercargo” of the slave ship The Albion-Frigate, this is an account of the harrowing “middle passage.” It is also a frank look at the slave trade of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.*****

Location
Great Hall Stage