Reading Frederick Douglass

Reading Frederick Douglass

Special | 45m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

On July 5, 1852, former slave and the abolitionist movement leader, Frederick Douglass delivered one of his most famous speeches - What to the slave is your Fourth of July? In addressing a group of women who invited him to speak in celebration of America's independence, Douglass delivered a stirring speech that is as meaningful today as it was on that day in Rochester, New York.

Aired: 07/01/20

Rating: NR

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Reading Frederick Douglass is a local public television program presented by NHPBS.