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Tea Party Etiquette

American independence was born in the streets of colonial Boston. Based on the life of George Robert Twelves Hewes, Tea Party Etiquette follows the poor shoemaker through celebrated events such as the 1770 Boston Massacre and the 1773 Boston Tea Party. The program reveals how working people participated in the American Revolution and were changed in the process. (Length: 30 minutes)

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