Interviewer: Hello Fredrick Good day. : Frederick Douglass Interviewer: I got a few questions that have been Bugging me lately. Go ahead. : Frederick Interviewer : When did you escape slavery? The year was 1838 in the month of September I believe. : Frederick Interviewer: What encouraged you to start giving speeches? I met a man named William Garrison who wrote a newspaper about slavery, I attended his meeting where I gave my first speech, William then encouraged me to do more. : Frederick Interviewer: fascinating! Interviewer: How many times did it take you to escape? It took me four times and the main reason I succeeded was that I had help. : Frederick Why did you want to escape? I wanted to escape so I could show people just how unjust slavery is. : Frederick Interviewer: How old were you wen you started making speeches? I was around the age of 23 when I began making speeches. : Frederick Interviewer: No wonder you’re a leader! Interviewer: Thank you for answering my questions! Any time. : Frederick Interviewer: You really are a hero.