Patrick Henry was a politician, an orator, and a patriot and he coined the infamous Revolutionary War saying, "Give me liberty or give me death." In profession and oration, he committed himself to the cause of just and fair government for the colonies, and then the new nation.
Unabridged audio CD; approximately 1 hour 39 minutes; 2 CDs.
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