British Impressment of Colonial American Sailors

Denver Brunsman talked about his book, The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic, in which he… read more

Denver Brunsman talked about his book, The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic, in which he details why this type of forced labor was necessary for the British Navy, how it was so successful, and how impressment affected the American Revolution and War of 1812. He spoke at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. close

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    Denver Alexander Brunsman
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British Impressment of Colonial American Sailors

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Newport News, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2013 | 9:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 29, 2013 | 2:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 21, 2013 | 9:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2013 | 8:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2013 | 11:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2013 | 1:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 28, 2013 | 6:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2013 | 2:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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