Character interpreters portray Thomas Jefferson and Jupiter in the program "Jefferson and Jupiter: Across the Board," in the Raleigh Tavern. Program description: Over a game of chess Thomas Jefferson and his manservant, Jupiter, challenge and amuse each other. In this depiction of a private moment in the life of a very public figure, chess becomes a metaphor for the power dynamics present in the master/slave relationship.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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