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Freedoms A Hard-Bought Thing

Freedoms A Hard-Bought Thing

Broadcast: March 23, 1941
Added: Feb 23 2016

Today we bring you a play by Stephen Vincent Benet, the story of the fight for freedom from slavery. The tale begins with the birth of a man named 'Q'. He was born in a field hand's cabin one sharp winter's night, and his mother was glad to have him. The white folks lived in the big house, and they had many people to tend to their needs, and to little Q, it seemed to him that his master must own the whole world, for all the riches he owned...