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PBS' Time Team America: The Search for Josiah Henson  

 

Cheryl LaRoche worked with Time Team America on PBS and the Josiah Henson project in Montgomery County, MD using archaeology to bring to light a new interpretation of Josiah Henson. Henson’s narrative, The Life of Josiah Henson, was long thought to have been the inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stow’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. ArchaeologistLaRoche, who usually works on and in the ground, takes to the air with the show's producer to interpret the totality of Henson’s world. 

 

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