Watch a 20-minute play written by snarky British loyalists in 1776 to mock the American defeat in the first battle of the War for Independence.
Was the Revolution a scam? Were the Founding Fathers idiots? The anonymous author of The Battle of Brooklyn, A Farce in Two Acts thought so!
Commemorate the anniversary of the battle with this funny piece of 244-year-old propaganda – lovingly abridged, introduced, and directed by local historian Dylan Yeats.
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In the meantime, enjoy a preview here.