Inside the Vault: Founding Era Propaganda

On the May 1, 2020 session of Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, Kevin Cline, 2016 Gilder Lehrman National History Teacher of the Year, joined the Institute’s curators to explore Paul Revere’s engraving depicting the Boston Massacre and Philip Dawe’s print “Bostonians Paying the Excise-man.”

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    • Paul Revere’s Boston Massacre Print, 1770: 2:40–25:30
    • Phillip Dawe’s “Bostonian’s Paying the Excise-man”: 32:46–45:00