[New York?] : CBS News ; Chatsworth, CA : Woodhaven Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
You are there ; set #1, [v.3]
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Title from container.
Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
The Boston Massacre: edited by Budd Small ; director of photography, Ed Fitzgerald ; directed by Bernard Girard ; produced by James Fonda ; written by Jack Bennett and Leo Davis.
The Boston Tea Party: edited by Budd Small ; director of photography, Ed Fitzgerald ; directed by Bernard Girard ; produced by James Fonda.
Originally broadcast on television as episodes of the 1955 CBS TV series.
The Boston Massacre: March 5th, 1770. Tensions are mounting on King Street at the Custom House. New taxes have been imposed by British Parliament on the colonies. Governor Hutchinson, John Adams and Sam Adams discuss their rationale for rioting. Ultimately the rioting escalates leaving many people dead, including Crispus Attucks.
The Boston Tea Party: December 16th, 1773. Under the new tax act imposed by the British, three ship boats loaded with tea are docked at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, including one that is owned by merchant Francis Rotch. As Rotch debates with John Hancock and Sam Adams, he must conside whether he will risk ruining his ship by departing the port with the tea onboard or risk betraying his country and his countrymen by unloading the tea.
Boston Massacre -- Boston Tea Party.
American Revolution prepares
You are there (Television program)
47603 CBS News