Declaration of Independence #1: Created Equal
Date:
July 29, 1951
Description:
July 29, 1951. Running time: 32:38. Thurman roots the idea of American equality in the historical and religious teaching of old Israel. He examines the temple tax as a symbolic tribute to all men being equal in the eyes of God before returning to the Declaration of Independence. He discusses how equality is weighted by each individual based on their understanding of their own worth.
Associated Personal Entities:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Associated Subjects:
Declaration of Independence (series)
Democracy -- United States