Continental Army Officers discuss the dire situation of the Revolution. They plan to keep General Cornwallis in the south to prevent him from taking over Washington until the promised French reinforcements arrive in six months, at the earliest. The French reinforcements are vowed for by a French Officer.
General Washington tells James about the Hessians, German soldiers who are siding with the British in the war. Because the colonists are vastly outnumbered, Washington suggests encouraging Congress to issue a proclamation of independence in order to gain French support.
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During a nationwide general strike meant to bring attention to the Algerian struggle against the French, French authorities attempt to pacify the Algerian people. The French make negative comments about the National Liberation Front (FLN) in order to counter domestic support for the organization. A young Algerian boy gains access to a microphone and garners support for the FLN.