The Statue of Liberty

Self-Evident Truth

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 21s  | Video has closed captioning.

Inscribed on the Statue Of Liberty is “JULY IV MDCCLXXVI” — the date of the United States’ Declaration of Independence. In this document, Thomas Jefferson wrote: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

Aired: 05/01/17

Rating: NR


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The Statue of Liberty.

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