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A Childhood in Slavery

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A Childhood in Slavery

A Childhood in Slavery

A Childhood in Slavery

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Host Alex Chadwick talks with Jean-Robert Cadet, author of the book Restavec, about his experiences as a child slave during the 60's in Haiti. A "rest-avec" is a child who stays with a well-to-do family in exchange for food and shelter. Cadet is now a French and History teacher in Cincinnati. (8:30)

Restavec: From Haitian Slave Child to Middle-Class American by Jean-Robert Cadet is published by University of Texas Pr; ISBN: 0292712030.