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April 9, 1775: The Day After Revere's Other Ride

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Cam Edwards tells the story of what did not happen over a week before Paul Revere's 'more famous' ride on this day in history, 1775. On April 8, Paul Revere carried a letter into Concord claiming that the regiments would arrive the next day - but on April 9, all was quiet. Of course, the British would actually march 10 days later after a second warning from Revere, but the prior event conveys the extent to which Paul Revere played his role in American history. Cam specifically tells this story to ridicule an absurd New York Times article from 1909 with "Paul Revere's Ride is Fiction" as the headline.