Washington and Modern Day America

Mr. Brookhiser talked about George Washington’s character, examining him as a man of charisma, a hero, a gentleman, a skeptic… read more

Mr. Brookhiser talked about George Washington’s character, examining him as a man of charisma, a hero, a gentleman, a skeptic and a politician. He discussed how civility governed Washington’s life and how he managed to keep coalitions together. Mr. Brookhiser also compared Washington to several modern politicians. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Washington and Modern Day America

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Program ID:
121926-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 1999
Last Aired:
Jun 1, 2009

Airing Details

  • Mar 19, 1999 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 20, 1999 | 12:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 1999 | 1:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 1999 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 21, 2000 | 1:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 17, 2004 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2004 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2004 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2004 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2006 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2006 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 24, 2006 | 5:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 11:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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