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    The March 1775 Boston Massacre Oration: Asserting America’s Place in History

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    March 7, 2013


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    The March 1775 Boston Massacre Oration: Asserting America’s Place in History

    In a tense March 1775 speech, before both hostile British soldiers and thousands of sympathetic townspeople at Old South Meeting House, Joseph Warren crisply defined Patriotic grievances and asserted a vision of American Liberty. Sporting a toga during the widely reprinted and influential speech, Warren delivered a compelling view of America’s past, its...

    In a tense March 1775 speech, before both hostile British soldiers and thousands of sympathetic townspeople at Old South Meeting House, Joseph Warren crisply defined Patriotic grievances and asserted a vision of American Liberty. Sporting a toga during the widely reprinted and influential speech, Warren delivered a compelling view of America’s past, its immediate challenges, and its future. Join author and historian Dr. Samuel Forman for a unique, illustrated discussion of Dr. Warren’s costumed speech and what it suggests about the Patriot vision for America.


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    Boston, MA 02108

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