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NEW YORK NOW

The Forgotten War of 1812

  • Aired: 11/23/2012
  • 26:51
  • Rating: NR
Advocates have been asking for a bicentennial commission commemorating the War of 1812 for years, but proposals have been vetoed by multiple governors. This year a small amount of funding was appropriated, but some historians believe there’s still a lack of support. We examine the problem & tour 3 historic sites where people continue to remember defining moments in their local & national history.
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New York NOW travels to historic sites throughout New York to commemorate the War of 1812.
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