The Truth about Paul Revere’s Ride

The Takeaway

Palin “wants to ascribe to Paul Revere doing that other people actually did that night,” according to Sam Jones, creative director of the Freedom Trail Foundation in Boston. Revere never touched a bell or fired a gun that night. Jones talks about what actually happened that night and why it matters.

You can watch Palin’s statement below:


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