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Fri December 7, 2012

War of 1812: WBFO's Radio Series

WBFO News presented a five part series on the War of 1812 as this marks the bicentennial year of the War of 1812, a war that saw the United States attack Canada for grievances against England.

WBFO News contributor Rich Kellman produced the stories.  If you missed them, here are all five stories that aired December 3-7, 2012. 

Rich Kellman
Credit Photo from Rich Kellman Website

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812. It was a savage war that neither side won, but which changed the lives of generations of people along the Niagara Frontier. WBFO News contributor Rich Kellman begins a week-long series of reports with a look at how the war began.

We are marking the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. It was a war that was confusing ans savage and changed the destiny of both nations along the Niagara Frontier. WBFO News contributor Rich Kellamn has our report.

The War of 1812 changed lives all along the Niagara Frontier. It was savage on land and on the water where British and American warships fought for control of the Great Lakes. WBFO News contributor Rich Kellman reports on this bicentennial of the War of 1812

Brian Campbell of Belmont, near London, Ontario can trace his ancestry back to the 1600's in what is now the United States. “A lot of Canadians have roots south of the border,” said Campbell.

This is the bicentennial year of the War of 1812, a war that saw the United States attack Canada for grievances against England. There was no clear winner, but we have plenty of stories about heroes and villains from that war. WBFO News contributor Rich Kellman has some of those stories.

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