Life Portrait of George Washington

In the first of a series of life portraits of American presidents, Mr. Smith and Mr. Rees discussed the life and career of George… read more

In the first of a series of life portraits of American presidents, Mr. Smith and Mr. Rees discussed the life and career of George Washington. They further talked about the history of Washington’s home, Mount Vernon. Various rooms and quarters at Mount Vernon were shown. The guests also responded to telephone calls from viewers. Austen Blakesly was interviewed by telephone about why his middle school was named for President Washington.

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Life Portrait of George Washington

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Program ID:
121783-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 1999
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 15, 1999 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 15, 1999 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 05, 1999 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 1999 | 7:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 1999 | 11:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 1999 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 1999 | 1:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2000 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2000 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 25, 2001 | 12:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 21, 2001 | 11:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 25, 2001 | 11:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 26, 2001 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 15, 2002 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2013 | 9:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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