Book Discussion on Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon

Scott Casper and Dennis Pogue conducted this tour of Mount Vernon on March 25, 2008. Mr. Casper discussed the lives of blacks on the… read more

Scott Casper and Dennis Pogue conducted this tour of Mount Vernon on March 25, 2008. Mr. Casper discussed the lives of blacks on the estate and Sarah Johnson. Scott Casper is the author of Sarah Johnson’s Mount Vernon: The Forgotten History of an American Shrine (Hill and Wang, January 2008). Dennis Pogue is the associate director for preservation at Mount Vernon. They talked about the histoy of preservation and tourism at Mount Vernon. The presentation was enhanced with illustrations. 

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  • Casper, Scott E. Chair University of Nevada, Reno->Department of History
  • Pogue, Dennis J. Associate Director George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens->Preservation

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Book Discussion on Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon

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204093-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Tour
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 16, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2009

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  • Aug 16, 2008 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2008 | 5:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 21, 2009 | 3:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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