- 156 Power of the Press in the American Revolution (Doing History Rev)
How did Americans find out about the Revolution?
What effect did printed materials like newspapers, pamphlets, and books have on shaping the debate about independence? And just how big of a role did Thomas Paine’s Common Sense play in causing Americans to declare their independence from Great Britain?
In this episode of the Doing History: To the Revolution! series, we explore these question with four scholars of Revolutionary communication: Alyssa Zuercher Reichardt, Eric Slauter, Seth Cotlar, and Trish Loughran.
Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/156
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