First Founding Father

Historian Harlow Giles Unger recounted the efforts of Richard Henry Lee in the Revolutionary War; from his call for independence from Britain in the Second Continental Congress to his exploits on the battlefield.

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First Founding Father

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Public Affairs Event
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2018 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2018 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 17, 2018 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2018 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2018 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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