Raising the Torch

3 EpisodesProduced by Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

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

May 13th, 2019


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 …

2 - By the People: Crowdfunding a Global Icon

May 13th, 2019


How much effort do you think it took to raise Lady Liberty's torch above the New York Harbor? Today, technology allows us to collect donations from …

1 - Of the People: One Statue, Many Meanings

May 9th, 2019


Have you ever admired something so much that you dedicated your life to honoring it? For one man, it was an admiration this great - for America and the concept of individual liberty - that inspired one of the largest …

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