26 episodes

Historian Richard Brookhiser joins constitutional scholar Luke Thompson to examine thirteen historical documents and recount their role in the development of liberty.

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Historian Richard Brookhiser joins constitutional scholar Luke Thompson to examine thirteen historical documents and recount their role in the development of liberty.

    Episode 13: Across Europe This Wall Will Fall

    Episode 13: Across Europe This Wall Will Fall

    In the final episode, Rick and Luke reflect on the everlasting power behind the words of Ronald Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” speech, as he worked to defeat socialism in the name of liberty.

    • 28 min
    Episode 12: The Great Arsenal of Democracy

    Episode 12: The Great Arsenal of Democracy

    Rick and Luke explore how Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s fireside chat “The Arsenal of Democracy” combined the necessity for both national security and the safety of liberty.

    • 30 min
    Episode 11: The Practical Meaning of Economic Equality

    Episode 11: The Practical Meaning of Economic Equality

    Rick and Luke examine how William Jennings Bryan’s "Cross of Gold" speech changed the meaning of economic equality.

    • 33 min
    Episode 10: The Mother of Exiles

    Episode 10: The Mother of Exiles

    Rick and Luke discuss how "The New Colossus" set out the symbolism and impact of the Statue of Liberty for generations.

    • 31 min
    Episode 9: Abraham Lincoln Goes Back to Basics

    Episode 9: Abraham Lincoln Goes Back to Basics

    In this episode, Rick and Luke reveal how Abraham Lincoln revived the foundation of a nation torn apart by war.

    • 27 min
    Episode 8: Letting Them Vote

    Episode 8: Letting Them Vote

    Rick and Luke examine how The Declaration of the Seneca Falls Convention changed the course of events to bring the principles of liberty to all Americans.

    • 29 min

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