Mon June 13, 2011
NPR Story

Actors, Interpreters Bring US' Colonial Past Alive

Historical sites like Colonial Williamsburg, Va. give tourists a peek into a world absent of Internet, television and telephones. These sites are increasingly trying to make visitors think about some of the more complicated moments in history. Host Michel Martin speaks with writer Rachel Manteuffel and Greg James, an actor-interpreter who portrays a slave at Colonial Williamsburg.