George Washington and the Battle of Trenton

Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the… read more

Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America. in which he provides an in-depth look at the events of the Battle of Trenton. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, General Washington relied on conventional warfare tactics and suffered a series of defeats. However, his crossing of the Delaware River and the Battle of Trenton signaled a change in tactics and altered the course of the war. close

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George Washington and the Battle of Trenton

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 5, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2014

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  • Apr 05, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2014 | 10:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 05, 2014 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2014 | 10:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2014 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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