Frederick Douglass: Oration—What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? The original text of Douglass’ oration is presented in its entirety from the original publication in this collector’s edition book. Douglass is one of the most gifted orators of the 19th century, and What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? is one of his most famous speeches. His words resonate brightly today as they did when he first delivered it to the “Rochester Anti-Slavery Sewing Society” in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, New York, on July 5, 1852.
Frederick Douglass: Oration—What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? is presented in a beautifully crafted book that will be cherished for a lifetime. Douglass’ text is presented in high-quality printing is bound and wrapped in the premium soft-touch cover it deserves, and one that is a joy to behold.