Historian Alexis Coe tells the story of John Hancock's refusal to leave when he heard that "The British are coming!" - even though he had no weapon. Or training. Or plan, really. Screen provided by de Gournay.
Author Henry David Thoreau wrote Walden and the essay “Civil Disobedience,” but who was the man behind such classic American literature? Historian Alexis Coe gives us a glimpse into the personality quirks of the headstrong author.