Author Series: Henry Wiencek

Henry Wiencek, a nationally prominent historian, journalist, and writer, is the author of several books, including “The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White,” which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1999, and, most recently, “Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves.”

Wiencek’s work has encompassed historically significant architecture, the Founding Fathers, various topics relating to slavery, and the Lego company.

Henry Wiencek Video is Courtesy of Katherine Neville (Smithsonian Libraries Board Member)