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First Patriots' Day, The: An Eyewitness Account by Dr. Alfred Worcester; Bob Seay introduces a clip of Dr. Alfred Worcester

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WGBH 89.7 Morning Edition host Bob Seay introduces this clip from a remarkable 1950 radio interview with Dr. Alfred Worcester, who recalls his great-grandmother telling him about her experiences on the day of the Battle of Lexington. Accompanying photograph supplied by Harvard University Archives, HUP Worcester, Alfred (1)


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Program
First Patriots' Day, The: An Eyewitness Account by Dr. Alfred Worcester
Title

Bob Seay introduces a clip of Dr. Alfred Worcester

Program Description

In 1950, Parker Wheatley, General Manager, Lowell Institute Cooperative Broadcasting Council. interviews 95-year old Dr. Alfred Worcester of Waltham, Massachusetts about his memory of his great-grandmother telling him, in about 1860, of the Battle of Lexington and Concord in 1775. Copy resides in National Archives. 4/1950.

Duration

00:02:33

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Audio

Subjects
Minutemen (Militia)
Concord (Mass.)
Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775
Lexington (Mass.)
Battles
Patriots' Day
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
Locations
Boston, Mass
Genres
Interview
Topics
History
Contributors
Seay, Bob (Host)
Citation
Chicago: “First Patriots' Day, The: An Eyewitness Account by Dr. Alfred Worcester; Bob Seay introduces a clip of Dr. Alfred Worcester,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DD0702D671934D1382AB0830734A353A.
MLA: “First Patriots' Day, The: An Eyewitness Account by Dr. Alfred Worcester; Bob Seay introduces a clip of Dr. Alfred Worcester.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DD0702D671934D1382AB0830734A353A>.
APA: First Patriots' Day, The: An Eyewitness Account by Dr. Alfred Worcester; Bob Seay introduces a clip of Dr. Alfred Worcester. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DD0702D671934D1382AB0830734A353A
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