The Woman Who Stood Up To George Washington

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During the American Revolution Esther Reed decided the Patriot troops needed a morale boost. Reed, along with other Patriot women began a campaign to raise money for the cause. When she brought her plans to General Washington, he had another idea of what she should do with the money. Listen to hear Esther Reed’s Story told by Woody Holton, author of Liberty Is Sweet: The Hidden History of The American Revolution.