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Colonial Williamsburg: Past & Present: Podcasts


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Jul 4
2011

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Thomas Jefferson reads the words that started it all: The Declaration of Independence.

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Jun 29
2009

We Hold These Truths

The foundation of American democracy rests on one mighty sheet of parchment. Hear interpreter Bill Barker read the Declaration of Independence.

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Quicktime 7 (free) is required to view the enhanced and video podcasts.

Jul 16
2007

A Slave's Perspective

The Declaration of Independence was a promise extended to white men only. Hope Smith portrays Eve, a slave in the Peyton Randolph house.

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Quicktime 7 (free) is required to view the enhanced podcasts.

Jul 3
2006

Declaration of Independence

Bill Barker, interpreting Thomas Jefferson reads the Declaration of Independence.

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Quicktime 7 (free) is required to view the enhanced podcasts.

Jun 14
2005

Richard Schumann on Patrick Henry and Independence

Whenever there was trouble in Williamsburg, it's a sure bet Patrick Henry was in the middle of it.

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