Eric Slauter on the Declaration of Independence presented by The University of Chicago Center in Beijing


October 24, 2012
January 11, 2013
UChicago Creative


With the help of newly digitized 18th-century American newspapers and other publications, Eric Slauter traces how people wrote about the Declaration in its own time, and examines the more nuanced story about how—and who—gave us the Declaration Americans now celebrate and looks to answer the question of what the Declaration of Independence actually declares.