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This Week in Cincinnati: Modern lessons from the American Revolution

UC historian Judy Spraul-Schmidt provides fresh insights on the American Revolution heading into the July 4 holiday week

Judy Spraul-Schmidt, an adjunct professor of history at the University of Cincinnati and UC Blue Ash College, chatted with WCPO's "This Week in Cincinnati" host Kristyn Hartman Sunday on the American Revolution.

In the segment, Spraul-Schmidt, who specializes in American history, discusses the British implementation of the Proclamation line, which prohibited colonists from expanding westward, the Sons of Liberty, the role of newspapers and journalists throughout the war and the differing concepts of liberty, as defined by the colonists themselves.

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/RHONqnANulA?rel=0