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Film ‘12 Years a Slave’ has ties to DC-area site

November 5, 2013
By BRETT ZONGKER , The Associated Press

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The painful story of a free black man lured from his home in New York in 1841 to be sold into slavery, now the basis of the new film "12 Years a Slave," has a little-known connection to a slave site that still stands near the nation's capital.

 
 
 

 

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