Revolutionary War Soldier Deborah Sampson

Former New York Times journalist and independent researcher Alison Leigh Cowan told the story of Deborah Sampson, a Massachusetts woman who disguised herself… read more

Former New York Times journalist and independent researcher Alison Leigh Cowan told the story of Deborah Sampson, a Massachusetts woman who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War. Ms. Cowan’s talk was based on research she did for a Huffington Post article chronicling Sampson’s service, her post-war lecture tours about her service, and her fight to obtain a soldier’s pension from the federal government. close

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Revolutionary War Soldier Deborah Sampson

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Program ID:
448417-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Mount Vernon, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 2018 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 2018 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 22, 2018 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2018 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2018 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2018 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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