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    American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South

    Carl Borick talked about his book, Relieve Us of This Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, 1780-1782, about the Revolutionary War period when British forces most…

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    "Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 2

    Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of the…

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    Maryland Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution, about a group of Maryland troops…

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    "Remembering the Revolution" Exhibit, Part 1

    Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, chief curator of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 125th anniversary of the organization. The Daughters of…

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    Print Images of George Washington

    Wendy Wick Reaves talked about 18th century print images of General George Washington. She explored the lesser known, and less accurate, depictions of General Washington that…

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    Connecticut and the Revolutionary War

    Jody Blankenship, Callie Prince, and Melissa Traub talked about Connecticut’s role during the Revolutionary War and showed items related to the state’s involvement in the…

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    Interview on Whirlwind

    John Ferling talked about his book, Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night,…

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    Worcester Revolution of 1774

    Jim Moran talked about the Worcester Revolution of 1774, in which more than 4,000 militiamen from Worcester County, Massachusetts, gathered on Main Street to force the British magistrates…

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    Pamphlets and the American Revolution

    Gordon Wood talked about the role of political pamphlets in helping to spark the American Revolution. Pamphlets were the primary medium for political debates at the…

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    Book Discussion on Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    Sarah Vowell talked about her book, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, in which she looks at the American Revolution via the French-born Marquis de Lafayette, who served as a general…

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    John and Abigail Adams During the American Revolution, Part 2

    Joseph Ellis talked about the early years of the Revolutionary War through the letters of John and Abigail Adams. This was the second of a two part lecture.

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    African Americans, Disabled Soldiers, and Combat Medical Care

    Scholars talked about African Americans, disabled soldiers, and combat medical care during the Revolutionary War, areas they refer to as “marginalized aspects” of the American…

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    John and Abigail Adams During the American Revolution, Part 1

    Joseph Ellis talked about the early years of the Revolutionary War through the letters of John and Abigail Adams. This was the first of a two part lecture.

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    Naval Logistics in the American Revolution

    Four historians talked about the problems faced by the fledgling American Navy during the Revolutionary War, and how the force overcame the scarcity of vital provisions. They also…

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    French Experience During the American Revolution

    Rachel Jirka talked about the experiences of the French army during the American Revolution. She presented evidence from two manuscript narratives of French soldiers who marched from…

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    Book Discussion on Independence Lost

    Kathleen Duval talked about her book Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of American Revolution, in which she examines the lives of people on Florida’s Gulf Coast during the American…

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    Alexander Hamilton Before the American Revolution

    Michael E. Newton talked about his book, Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years, about the early life of the Founding Father from the West Indies. Mr. Newton talked about his…

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    The American Soldier in Combat

    A portion of a 1960 U.S. Army Big Picture episode featuring the role of the army during the Revolutionary War.

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    Museum of the American Revolution, Part 2

    Director of Collections Scott Stephenson talked about the Museum of the American Revolution, which was scheduled to open near Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia in early…

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    Museum of the American Revolution, Part 1

    Director of Collections Scott Stephenson talked about the Museum of the American Revolution, which is scheduled to open near Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia in early…

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