By March 1770, the people of Boston had lived almost 18 months under British military occupation. The town was a powderkeg—and on Monday, March 5, it exploded. Shots rang out on King Street and when the smoke from soldiers’ muskets cleared, five local men lay dead and dying on the snowbound street. In this program, historian Richard Bell will draw on the latest scholarship to explore the Boston Massacre from all its many sides.