Founding Myths

Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

By Ray Raphael
(New Press, Paperback, 9781595580733, 354pp.)

Publication Date: July 2006

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback

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Raphael questions the validity of the legend of Paul Revere's ride, Thomas Jefferson's status as the architect of American equality, and the existence of Molly Pitcher.



NPR
Sunday, Jul 4, 2010

What actually happened on Independence Day? Did the rebels really wait until they saw the whites of British eyes at Bunker Hill? Historian Ray Raphael helps us debunk some of America's most popular -- and believed -- national creation myths. More at NPR.org

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