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This week our guest is Professor Patrick H. Hannum. As the Revolution began to spread throughout the American Colonies, Governor John Murray, Lord Dunmore, made an astonishing proclamation. Any black man that joined the royal ranks, and their family, would be free. While this gesture is celebrated today for many Virginians at the time it fundamentally changed the nature of the conflict. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.