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Alan Taylor to speak at Historic Christ Church

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor will discuss his new book, Thomas Jefferson’s Education, at 7 p.m. February 20 at Historic Christ Church & Museum.

A beautifully written and thought-provoking work, Taylor’s study explores Jefferson’s campaign to transform Virginia through education and the dilemmas slavery posed for such an ambitious goal, reported education director and curator Robert J. Teagle.

Describing the University of Virginia as Jefferson’s “great legacy project,” Taylor argues that…