Lafayette and Washington
A discussion was held about the relationship between the Marquis de Lafayette and George Washington. The Marquis de Lafayette wrote… read more
A discussion was held about the relationship between the Marquis de Lafayette and George Washington. The Marquis de Lafayette wrote letters that urged France to support the Revolution, gave personal support, and served on the battlefield. Topics included how vital his contribution was to the Revolution and the friendship that emerged between the two men.
David Clary is the author of Adopted Son: Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship that Saved the Revolution, published by Bantam. Harlow Giles Unger is the author of Lafayette, published by John Wiley and Sons, and The Unexpected George Washington: His Private Life, published by Wiley. Thomas Fleming is the author of Washington’s Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge, published by Collins. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- David A. Clary Chief Historian (Former) U.S. Forest Service
- Thomas Fleming President Society of American Historians
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