Sen. Whitehouse Recounts HMS Gaspee

In this speech on the Senate floor, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse recounted the burning of the HMS Gaspee by a group of brave Rhode Island revolutionaries in 1772, and praised the event as “the real beginning of the fight for American independence.”

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