|Title||:||the thomas jefferson defense|
|Plot||:||+Program #631. "The Thomas Jefferson Defense". Sponsored by: Buick. The program was rebroadcast on July 9, 1976. + Thomas Jefferson has just returned from the Virginia Constitutional Convention held at St. Johns Church in Richmond where he has heard the impassioned demand of Patrick Henry give me liberty or give me death. The speech has touched his heart and inflamed his soul and yet he has feelings of uneasiness and guilt. All around him he hears outcries for freedom justice equality and yet he knows that these fervent demands are not being made for everybody. There are those human beings who will have neither equality nor equity in the brave new world that is soon to be born. As a matter of fact, because of their skin color they are not considered to be human beings at all. + The year is 1775. The fuse of defiance has already been lit, and it is now hissing and sputtering towards the powder keg of rebellion. Thomas Jefferson has feelings of uneasiness and guilt. All around him he hears outcries for freedom, justice, equality and yet he knows these fervent demands are not being made for everybody. There are those human beings who have neither equality, nor equity in this brave new world that is soon to be born...|
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