Patrick Henry, Underrated Founder – Interview with Jon Kukla

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He was essential to the colonial resistance to the Stamp Act.  He was the bulwark of the American Revolution in Virginia.  He raised troops and supplies and organized the America’s largest state.  He may have saved Washington’s job, championed a Bill of Rights, and might have been President himself.  Yet for many Americans, Patrick Henry is known for making one speech and uttering the words ‘Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death.’ In this interview with Jon Kukla, author of Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty, we seek a fuller picture of this important man and discuss the Revolution, the Constitution and Slavery.