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Presentation: Nathan Richardson as Frederick Douglass

  • Chesapeake Central Library 298 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA, 23322 United States (map)

The Chesapeake Historic Preservation Commission presents Nathan Richardson as Frederick Douglass

A one-hour presentation in which Frederick Douglass speaks for 20 minutes in vivid detail about his life as a slave, his escape to freedom and his rise as a great writer, orator and abolitionist. Hear Mr. Douglass deliver excerpts from any two of the following historic speeches; "What to the Slave is the 4th of July ", "Lecture on Haiti", "The Church and Prejudice", "Self Made Men" or "Women's Suffrage". The program concludes with an unscripted Q & A session between Mr. Douglass and the audience.

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