Liberty and Slavery - The Paradox of America's Founding Fathers

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Liberty and Slavery
The Paradox of America's Founding Fathers

2016
1 hr 25 mins

In 1776, America was a place of extreme paradox. While our Founding Fathers were fighting for they own independence, many were also unashamed slave-owners. Indeed they were simultaneously promoting both liberty and slavery....

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Director
A. Troy Thomas
Features
Christa Dierksheide, Douglas Bradburn, Edward J. Larson, Jon Kukla, Joseph Ellis, Kat Imhoff, Lonnie Bunch, Mary V. Thompson, Richard Beeman, Thomas Kidd