Voices of Women with Kris Steinnes

Voices of Women with Host Kris Steinnes: The Secret Life of Lady Liberty: Goddess in the New World

September 2, 201656 min
Uncovering the forgotten lineage of the Statue of Liberty, Bob Hieronimus and Laura Cortner explain how she is based on a female symbol representing America on the earliest maps of the continent in the form of a Native American “Queen.” The image of a woman symbolizing independence was embraced by the American revolutionaries to rally the populace against the King, filling the role of “Founding Mother” and protector of the fledgling republic. Incorporating Libertas, t ...

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