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Rick Atkinson Discusses His Book, "The British Are Coming"

Clip: 06/11/2019 | 19m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

As America grapples with political discord, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson says the nation’s founding history holds the key to today’s challenges. He has dusted off King George III’s archives with “The British Are Coming”, the first book in his American Revolution trilogy, and sat down to discuss it with Walter in New York.

Aired: 06/11/19

Rating: NR

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