Saturday, 24 March 2012 16:00

237 Years Ago Patrick Henry Said: "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death."

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Patrick HenryLord Byron called him the “Forest-born Demosthenes.” Others called him the “Lion of Liberty.” Whatever the title, Patrick Henry (left) was never one to mince words in the defense of freedom. The silver-tongued orator was never at a loss for words, and he spoke with a ready arsenal of logic. Biographer William Wirt said of him in 1817, “Tis true he could talk — Gods how he could talk!”

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