Chronicles the life and times of America's most famous messenger, Paul Revere. Focuses on his involvement with the revolutionary movement and association with its leaders. Gives the real story of his participation in the Boston Tea Party and his well-known ride. Revere's middle class status kept him from becoming an officer in the war and having a real leadership role. Businessman, entrepreneur, silversmith, family man, and patriot, Paul Revere died at 83, best remembered for a ride he never really took.