Book Discussion on The Unexpected George Washington

Mr. Unger talked about his book, The Unexpected George Washington: His Private Life, published by Wiley. He argued that the… read more

Mr. Unger talked about his book, The Unexpected George Washington: His Private Life, published by Wiley. He argued that the private life of the first president revealed a warm, humorous, and caring man. George Washington had no children of his own but raised many at Mount Vernon over the years. Mr. Unger discussed President Washington’s reading and letter writing habits, his love for farming and for animals, and his decision to free his slaves upon his death. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on The Unexpected George Washington

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 25, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2007

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  • Dec 25, 2006 | 9:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2006 | 3:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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