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Sam Forman

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Sam Forman is an historian, Harvard University faculty member, and businessman. He is educated in history of the American Revolution and the history of science, as well as the practice of clinical and preventive medicine. Throughout his successful careers as physician, military officer and businessman, he has published and lectured on historical topics that inform current issues. He is a member of the Lexington Minutemen historical reenactors, public historians dedicated to the understanding of the American experience from the era of the nation’s founding.
A fortuitous confluence of capabilities – in history, medicine, business accounting, rigorous scholarship, and gut-level enthusiasm for the topic - led Dr. Forman to tackle a project that
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Fifth Annual Boston Massacre Orations – March 27, 2019

Co-Sponsored by The Bostonian Society Each year from 1772 to 1775, massive numbers of men, women, and children gathered here at Old South Meeting House to commemorate the anniversary of the Boston Massacre, with rousing speeches by John Hancock, Benjamin Church, and Dr. Joseph Warren. Join us to hear excerpts of these speeches, performed by […]
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While American political resolve to resist British colonial policies in North America assumed a pacifistic veneer at the Continental Congress in the summer of 1775, clashing personalities and armies on battlefields to the north of Philadelphia arguab ...more
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There was a point during Derek Beck's, The War Before Independence, and his description of the Battle of Bunker Hill that moved me to tears. The bravery of the men fighting in this battle was brought vividly to the pages..." Read more of this review »
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Igniting the American Revolution by Derek W. Beck
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In the way of disclosure I first crossed paths with Mr. Beck several years ago as we were both researching fine points of the Siege of Boston among the Thomas Gage papers at the Clements library in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Through that and subsequent int ...more
Igniting the American Revolution by Derek W. Beck
"Derek Beck’s first book, Igniting the American Revolution: 1773-1775, is sure to ignite new appreciation for the Revolutionary period. In this age of “popularized” versions of American history, which too often sacrifice accuracy for glitz, Beck ha..." Read more of this review »
Igniting the American Revolution by Derek W. Beck
"This book was a great read! I am recommending this book to everyone. US history is not my usual genre of choice but Derek Beck does a wonderful job of telling the story starting from the Boston Tea Party thru Ticonderoga. He fills in the gaps betw..." Read more of this review »
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The book is an extended exposition of the death penalty in the form of a memoir. Robert Blecker, a professor of Constitutional and criminal law at New York Law School, traces his decades long quest to understand his retributivist beliefs concerning c ...more
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