Book Discussion on Lion of Liberty

Harlow Unger recounts the life of Patrick Henry, known for his declaration, “give me liberty or give me death.” Patrick Henry… read more

Harlow Unger recounts the life of Patrick Henry, known for his declaration, “give me liberty or give me death.” Patrick Henry was an early advocate of the the decision to declare war against the British and a critical voice against the size of the American government following the Revolution. Mr. Unger examines the political career of the four-term governor of Virginia who declined several positions in the national government, including as a senator, chief justice of the Supreme Court, and secretary of state, due to his steadfast criticism of big government. Harlow Unger discussed his book at Red Hill, The Patrick Henry Memorial in Brookneal, Virginia. close

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Book Discussion on Lion of Liberty

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Brookneal, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 12, 2010
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 2012

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  • Dec 12, 2010 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 12, 2010 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 2010 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2011 | 7:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2011 | 2:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2012 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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