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Title:
You are there. The American Revolution prepares
Author:
Girard, Bernard, 1918-1997, film director.
Publication Information:
[New York?] : CBS DVD ; Chatsworth, CA : Woodhaven Entertainment, [2004]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
The Boston Massacre: March 5th, 1770. Tensions are mounting on King Street at the Custom House. New taxes have been imposed by British Parliament on the colonies. Governor Hutchinson, John Adams and Sam Adams discuss their rationale for rioting. Ultimately the rioting escalates leaving many people dead, including Crispus Attucks.

The Boston Tea Party: December 16th, 1773. Under the new tax act imposed by the British, three ship boats loaded with tea are docked at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, including one that is owned by merchant Francis Rotch. As Rotch debates with John Hancock and Sam Adams, he must conside whether he will risk ruining his ship by departing the port with the tea onboard or risk betraying his country and his countrymen by unloading the tea.
General Note:
Originally broadcast on CBS in 1955.

"All events reported and seen are based on historic fact and quotation."
Language:
English
Contents:
The Boston Massacre / directed by Bernard Girard ; produced by James Fonda ; written for television by Jack Bennett, Leo Davis ; a CBS Television production -- The Boston Tea Party / directed by Bernard Girard ; produced by James Fonda.
Added Uniform Title:
You are there (Television program)
Added Title:
Boston Massacre.

Boston Tea Party.
ISBN:
9781585803972

9781585804153
UPC:
615692476035

615692476134
Format :
DVD

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