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Raising the Torch

3 EpisodesProduced by Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island FoundationWebsite

What does liberty mean to you? Diane von Furstenberg narrates this groundbreaking, limited-series podcast about the often untold stories behind one of the world’s most famous landmarks: the Statue of Liberty. Listen as the sounds of history come to life through the fascinating stories told by histor… read more

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3 - For the People: Controversy Arises

Can you imagine America without the Statue of Liberty raising her torch? Today, Lady Liberty is embraced as a symbol of hope and freedom. But that wasn't always the case. Her very creation provoked a chorus of diverse voices, yearning for true liberty. On this episode of Raising the Torch, we'll understand the mixed opinions surrounding the statue and how she became a universal reminder of liberty over time.

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