Dr. Bell related a succinct timeline of events that led up to the 'massacre' and how both the British soldiers and colonists contributed toward this unfortunate conflict. This explained more of the history to me, for sure. Their real lives were described. The triggers were explained and this gave me a greater understanding of the history. The discussion of the iconography of Paul Revere's famous engraving of the event was so surprising! I will never look at that depiction in the same light again! The additional discussion about Crispus Attucks was very interesting. Since I live near Boston and have walked by the Old State House many times (in front of which the marker memorializing the Boston Massacre is inlaid in the pavement), I particularly enjoyed this thorough history. I will recall this information whenever I walk in this Freedom Trail area in the future!