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    Our First Civil War

    Historian H.W. Brands explored the conflicts between colonists during the American Revolution. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair.

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    The Cause

    Bestselling historian Joseph Ellis provides a history of the Revolutionary War. This program was part of the 21st annual National Book Festival, a virtual event hosted by the Library of…

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    Winning Independence

    Historian John Ferling looked at the tactical decisions that secured the Continental Army’s victory in the Revolutionary War. This was a virtual event hosted by the Avon Free Public Library…

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    The Compleat Victory

    U.S. Army War College Professor Kevin Weddle provided a history of the American Revolution’s Battle of Saratoga in 1777. This was a virtual event hosted by Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in…

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    Occupied America

    North Dakota State History Professor Donald Johnson looked at life under British occupation in several port cities during the American Revolution. This was a virtual event hosted by George…

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    The Indispensables

    Military historian Patrick O’Donnell looked at the efforts of the Marblehead Regiment of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, who, according to the author, played a crucial role…

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    The House of Secrets

    Brad Meltzer talked about the book he wrote with Tod Godberg, The House of Secrets. In this novel, they mixed historical accounts of Benedict Arnold and artifacts associated with the…

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    The First Conspiracy

    Brad Meltzer and Jon Mensch recounted the plot to kill George Washington by soldiers assigned to protect him during the Revolutionary War.

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    The Will of the People

    T.H. Breen, American law and governance professor at the Library of Congress, talked about his book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America , in which he looked at how…

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    The British Are Coming and The Impeachers

    Historians Rick Atkinson (The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777) and Brenda Wineapple, (The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of…

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    Valiant Ambition

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, in which he examines the relationship between…

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    The British Are Coming

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777, in which he provided a history of the…

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    In the Hurricane's Eye

    Nathaniel Philbrick provided a history of the Revolutionary War’s Battle of the Chesapeake, which was integral to the Continental Army’s eventual victory.

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    Continental Army at Valley Forge

    Co-authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about their book, “Valley Forge,” and described how the defeated and demoralized Continental Army lasted through the harsh winter of 1777 and 1778 while…

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    Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom

    The myth of Ethan Allen’s Revolutionary War exploits is explored by author and former New York Times reporter and editor Christopher Wren.

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    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 through the eyes of the French-born Marquis de Lafayette. She spoke…

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    Lexington and Concord

    George Daughan provided a history of the first military conflict of the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Lexington and Concord.

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    The American Revolution and the Press

    Author Carol Sue Humphries explored the importance of the press and its impact during the American Revolution in her book, The American Revolution and the Press: The Promise of Independence. C-SPAN’s…

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    Revolution Song

    Russell Shorto talked about his book Revolution Song, in which he looks at America’s founding through the lives of six people, including a cobbler-cum-politician, a freed slave, the…

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    How the French Saved America

    Author and documentary filmmaker Tom Shachtman recalled the role that the French played in assisting the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. According to the author, close to ten…

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