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    Historical accuracy

    Today marks the opening of the President’s House in Old City, marking the site where George Washington served as the first president of our nation. But Washington had slaves in the house, nine of them. In Allen’s Lane today, Morning Edition host Jo Ann Allen ponders how much of a celebration the house deserves.

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