Book Discussion on George Washington, The Writer

Ms. Yoder discusses her biography, George Washington, the Writer, with students. Saying that George Washington kept journals and… read more

Ms. Yoder discusses her biography, George Washington, the Writer, with students. Saying that George Washington kept journals and diaries, wrote letters, prepared speeches, and official documents throughout his life. Ms. Yoder has selected writings that range from personal and familial to national in focus. Presented chronologically, the documents begin with a journal entry written at age sixteen and end with his last diary entry written the day before he died. She wrote introductions for each document that provide the historical, personal and political context in which it was written. Period engravings, etchings and portraits illustrate the volume. close

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Book Discussion on George Washington, The Writer

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Program ID:
162042-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
Jul 19, 2003
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2010

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  • Jul 19, 2003 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2003 | 5:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2003 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 27, 2003 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 03, 2004 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2010 | 9:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2010 | 5:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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