Why freedom matters : the spirit of the Declaration of Independence in prose, poetry, and song from 1776 to the present /
|Published:||New York : Workman Pub., c2003.|
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Freedom. It's an idea worth pledging a life for, in the words of Thomas Jefferson. A gift outright to the poet Robert Frost. A difficult responsibility, writes Frederick Douglass. Defiant and enduring, for Maya Angelou. Quarrelsome, to Kurt Vonnegut. Open-armed and welcoming-Emma Lazarus.
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|General Notes:||Includes index.|
|Physical Description:||xvii, 413 p. ; 24 cm.|