John Hancock (1737.01.23)


JOHN HANCOCK ON CROSSCURRENTS, 1/23:  A prosperous merchant, president of the Second Continental Congress, and first to attach his large elegant moniker to the Declaration of Independence, John Hancock was born on this date in 1737.  Gavin and Wyatt watch him make a few written notes.  You are invited to listen to the Hancock birthday notes on Crosscurrents, 1/23 at 8 am.



INDEPENDENCE DAY ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/4:  The Continental Congress after numerous changes officially adopted the final version of the Declaration of Independence on this date in 1776.  As Gavin and Wyatt watch, the Congress signs the Declaration.  As you prepare for the Juneau parade, you can listen to the pre-parade Independence Day party on Crosscurrents, 7/4 at 8 a.m.