Book Discussion on Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free

Historian John Ferling presented a history of the American declaration of independence from Britain in July 1776. The author recounted the… read more

Historian John Ferling presented a history of the American declaration of independence from Britain in July 1776. The author recounted the maturation of the decision as well as the American and British response, which included a selection of sympathizers in the British Parliament and many nervous colonists who were interested in a peaceful resolution of differences with Britain. John Ferling responded to questions from members of the audience at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri. close

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Book Discussion on Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Sep 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 25, 2011

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  • Sep 17, 2011 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 18, 2011 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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