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    George Washington's New Room Restoration

    Historians and curators at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate talked about George Washington’s “New Room,” which, after 14 months, six hundred thousand dollars,…

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    Fraunces Tavern Museum

    Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and talked about the history of the reconstructed 1719 building where General George Washington…

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    George Washington and the Battle of Trenton

    Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America. in which he provides an in-depth…

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    Book Discussion on George Washington's Eye

    Joseph Manca talked about his book, George Washington’s Eye: Landscape, Architecture and Design at Mount Vernon, in which he talks about how the grounds and architecture at Mount…

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    Book Discussion on Mr. President

    Historian Harlow Unger talked about his book, Mr. President: George Washington and the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office, in which he recounts the presidency of George…

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    George Washington's Presidency

    George Fox University professor Kerry Irish talked about the presidency of George Washington, who was inaugurated in 1789. Professor Irish argued that Washington was aware his actions in…

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    Intellectual George Washington

    George Washington University’s Denver Brunsman talked about George Washington as an intellectual. George Washington’s lack of a university education bothered him his entire…

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    George Washington Presidential Library Grand Opening

    The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association hosted a grand opening ceremony at The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington more than two hundred years after George…

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    George Washington's Boyhood Home

    Archaeologist Laura Galke talked about Ferry Farm, George Washington’s boyhood home, and the artifacts uncovered during archaeological digs conducted at the site over the past…

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    Hamilton and Washington's Wartime Relationship

    Alexander Hamilton scholar Michael Newton and Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society Founder Rand Scholet talked about George Washington and Alexander Hamilton’s wartime…

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    Remembering General George Washington

    Edward Lengel talked about at General George Washington as a military commander, offering insights into his strengths and weaknesses. “The Saviour of Our Country: Remembering…

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    George Washington's Presidential Library

    The Mount Vernon Ladies Association announced the September 2013 opening of Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, which will house the president’s rare…

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    Book Discussion on "Mr. President"

    Harlow Unger talked about his forthcoming book, "Mr. President": George Washington and the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office. He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the…

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    George Washington in the Revolutionary War

    Logan Beirne talked by video link from New York City about how George Washington’s performance during the Revolutionary War affected his role as first president of the United States,…

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    Arlington House Re-Dedication

    Guests spoke at the rededication of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial. This event was hosted by the National Park Service and celebrated the completion of the interior…

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    Washington, Jefferson and Slavery

    Henry Wiencek, author of An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America, and Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, talked about the private…

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    Book Discussion on Blood of Tyrants

    Logan Beirne talked about his book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency, in which he explores George Washington’s thoughts on politics and government…

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    The Constitution and the Role of the President

    Edwin Meese III spoke about George Washington, the U.S. Constitution and the powers of the presidency. Mr. Meese served as the 75th U.S. attorney general and as counselor to the…

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    George Washington and American Nationhood

    George Mason University history professor Peter Henriques talked about George Washington’s legacy and how Washington laid a foundation for the success of the United States.

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    Historic Preservation of Mary Washington House

    University of Mary Washington professor Michael Spencer talked about the historic preservation efforts that Mary Washington House has undergone in the past century. He also talked…

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