The Declaration: A Conversation with Barry Shain

with Barry Shain

This conversation with Professor Barry Shain, editor of Liberty Fund’s new volume, The Declaration of Independence in Historical Context, explores the vigorous debates between the colonists and the British Empire that shaped our country’s charter document of independence.

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