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Seen on Screen

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Meet in the Senate Theater in Exhibition Hall. 30 minutes.
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Fridays, December 14, 21, 28 and Wednesday, December 26 at 1:30 p.m.
In recognition of the December anniversary of the historic night when George Washington and the Continental Army crossed the Delaware River, watch a 5-minute clip from the movie, The Crossing, and discuss how the event is depicted in John Trumbull’s painting, The Capture of the Hessian Troops at the Battle of Trenton.