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On the final day of the Paris conference, August 24, at the request of Victor Hugo, [William Wells] Brown spoke for peace and against slavery in a speech quoted at length in the Paris papers. With the abolition of war, he proclaimed, "we shall break ... in pieces every yoke of bondage and let all the oppressed go free," to which the audience broke into sustained cheers. He had been a slave for nearly twenty years. He knew whereof he spoke. Here in Paris he could utter his sentiments "freely." To do so in the United States, he reminded them, would be to risk his life.
Choose the correct answer:Frank: The Voice/James Kaplan In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin/Erik Larson The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris/David McCullough Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption/Laura Hillenbrand
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