Timothy Sandefur on Frederick Douglass

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October 14, 2022

Timothy Sandefur, vice president of legal affairs at the Goldwater Institute, talks to us today about his book, Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man.

He talks to us about the philosophy behind and the development of American slavery, highlighting Douglass’s escape from it. Listen to learn about Frederick Douglass’s journey from slave to abolitionist- as well as to explore the debate about slavery and our Constitution.

And don't miss Christy Lynn's Great Antidote EXTRA on this episode, where you'll find even more to explore!

Want to explore more?
Read Douglass's autobiography, The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, at the Online Library of Liberty
Read Frederick Douglass on the Right and Duty to Resist in Liberty Matters
Read The Constitutional Convention and the Peculiar Institution at Liberty Matters