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Statement Over 'Three-Fifths' Creates Full Controversy

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea talks to Leslie Harris, associate professor of history at Emory University, about the controversy triggered by Emory President James Wagner's praise for the "three-fifths compromise" of the U.S. Constitution. The notorious measure decreed that slaves were three-fifths of a person.

Source: NPR

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