Talks at Google: Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told

Historian Edward E. Baptist visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss his book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. As he shows in the book, slavery and its expansion were central to the evolution and modernization of our nation in the 18th and 19th centuries, catapulting the US into a modern, industrial and capitalist economy.