We Hold These Truths: The Global Quest for Liberty with Judge Douglas Ginsburg

Join Judge Douglas Ginsburg and Garrett Snedeker, host of the Anchoring Truths Podcast, for a deep dive into Judge Ginsburg’s latest documentary We Hold These Truths: The Global Quest for Liberty. In the documentary, Judge Ginsburg charts the historical and global struggle to fulfill the Declaration’s promise of human equality from our nation’s founding to the modern day. For example, Judge Ginsburg asks Americans as well as Frenchmen off the street what the Declaration of Independence means to them today, as well as unraveling the precious stories and plight of activists in Hong Kong as they too yearn for the same principles of liberty and equality echoed in the Declaration. We heartly encourage our supporters to listen to the podcast and check out We Hold These Truths on PBS as well as found below.

Judge Ginsburg’s previous projects, such as his documentary A More Perfect Union, are available on the Free to Choose Network, and for free to members of PBS Passport and on Amazon Prime Video.  PBS Passport also has features Judge Ginsburg’s Slavery and the Constitution and on Affirmative Action. The companion volume for the series is Voices of Our Republic: Exploring the Constitution with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Alan Dershowitz, Sandra Day O’Connor, Ron Chernow and Many More

Judge Douglas Ginsburg has served on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia since 1986, serving as Chief Judge from 2001 to 2008. He received his BS from Cornell University in 1970, and his JD from University of Chicago Law School in 1973. Judge Ginsburg also clerked for Judge Carl McGowan on the D.C. Circuit and Justice Thurgood Marshall on the United States Supreme Court. He also has taught as a professor at Harvard Law School, University of Chicago Law, New York University Law School, and Antonin Scalia Law School.

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