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'Paul Revere's Ride'

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'Paul Revere's Ride'

'Paul Revere's Ride'

'Paul Revere's Ride'

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In celebration of National Poetry Month, historian Jayne Triber reads Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Paul Revere's Ride." Triber also discusses the background of Revere's fabled ride, and the historical inaccuracies in Longfellow's poem. Triber is the author of A True Republican: The Life of Paul Revere (University of Massachusetts Press; ISBN: 1558492941).