Great storytelling about the most important year in American history. It's a shame that history class in high school was so boring because the actual events are amazing. . .we take it for granted, but America might still be a colony of the crown were it not for a thick fog and extreme bravery.
1776 by David McCullough: Staying in the territory of his acclaimed epic biography John Adams, David McCullough follows George Washington and the Continental Army through the tumultuous first year of war. An exceptional narrative historian, McCullough vividly examines the characters and larger political and social developments that propelled...
Esteemed historian David McCullough covers the military side of the momentous year of 1776 with characteristic insight and a gripping narrative, adding new scholarship and a fresh perspective to the beginning of the American Revolution. It was a turbulent and confusing time. As British and American politicians struggled to reach a compromise, events on the ground escalated until war was inevitable.
1776 by David McCullough (11h32m) #Audible #FirstLine: "On the afternoon of Thursday, October 26, 1775, His Royal Majesty George III, King of England, rode in royal splendor from Saint James's Palace to the Palace of Westminster, there to address the opening of Parliament on the increasingly distressing issue of war in America."