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S10 E9: Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

In this episode, Eduardo investigates the life story behind with a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl.” Gwen traces a powder horn from a muddy Minnesota field to the American Revolution. Elyse asks what role a handwritten score played in the creation of our national anthem. Finally, notes in a 1775 Almanac tell how conflicting loyalties strained family ties during the Revolution.
Aired: 1/8/2013 | 0:53:41
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