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Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

  • Aired: 01/08/2013
  • 53:41
  • Rating: TV-G
In this episode, Eduardo investigates the life story behind with a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl.” Gwen traces a powder horn from a muddy Minnesota field to the American Revolution. Elyse asks what role a handwritten score played in the creation of our national anthem. Finally, notes in a 1775 Almanac tell how conflicting loyalties strained family ties during the Revolution.
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