Oct 2, 2012

Where does Frederick Douglass Fit in the Libertarian Tradition?

Nicholas Buccola is the author of The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass (2012). In this video he considers Douglass’s place in and his lasting contribution to the classical liberal movement in America.

A self-taught escaped slave, statesman, and leader of the American abolitionist movement, Douglass is best known for his speeches and autobiographies, in which he stressed the universal equality of all humans.

Produced by Evan Banks.