INTERVIEW: America’s Christmas Miracle

December 22, 2023
George Washington and Soldiers Crossing The Delaware River

**This interview was recorded in 2021 but still very much focuses on the history of the moment**

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By Christmas 1776, General Washington finds himself in a desperate position. Only a few months into the Revolutionary War, he has experienced a string of crushing defeats and privately admits the cause for liberty may be all but lost. Despite duress and great uncertainty, Gen. Washington makes a fateful decision to go on the offense, driving his troops through snow and ice for a surprise attack that changes the course of history. Historian Clay Craighead of Washington Crossing State Park joins us to share his 30+ year knowledge on the "game saving" decision in America's quest for independence.

by Jenna Lee,

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