This Week on Dispatches: Rick Atkinson on The British Are Coming

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews Pulitzer-prize winning author Rick Atkinson about his latest book, the best-selling The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775–1777, the first volume of his trilogy on the War of Independence.

The first volume of The Revolution Trilogy.

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  • Just finished the read of his book. Very thorough detail discussion of the early part of the war. I am looking forward to his next two volumes!
    Most of the Revolutionary texts I have read focused on a specific leader, Knox, Morgan, etc. or on one Battle rather than a timeline of the whole War, so prepare to find a comfortable chair—it is no short text, but it is a good read and gives the reader an appreciation of the times and the difficulties and how we almost lost the war and our freedoms

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