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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Garrison Burns the Constitution

  • Aired: 01/08/2013
  • 01:41
  • Rating: NR
After fighting for the abolition of slavery for 25 years, William Lloyd Garrison believes the Republic had been corrupted from the start. In Massachusetts, he burns a copy of the constitution. "The Constitution of the United States of America is the source and parent of all the other atrocities: 'a covenant with death, and an agreement with Hell.'"
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