Famed orator, abolitionist, and author Frederick Douglass was one of history’s greatest champions of liberty. Born a slave, Douglass didn’t know his actual birthday, but chose February 14th, St. Valentine’s Day, to celebrate the occasion.
Learn more about Douglass and his life in this lecture by Robert McDonald, assistant professor of history at West Point, from a Cato Institute conference in Annapolis, Maryland (Full disclosure: I work for Cato).
Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark., has one more year in Congress before he plans to retire, but he thinks that more than enough time to build on the significant achievements of the Class of 2010. Three years a. […]
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