George Washington and the Challenges of Nation Building

Richard Norton Smith spoke about George Washington as a military leader and diplomat, his views on foreign policy, and his reputation and… read more

Richard Norton Smith spoke about George Washington as a military leader and diplomat, his views on foreign policy, and his reputation and standing on the world’s stage in the late 18th century.

This 9:45 a.m. presentation on July 21, 2009, was the keynote address at the eleventh annual George Washington Teachers' Institute, “George Washington and The Challenges of Nation Building,” held on July 21-22, 2009, at Mount Vernon. It was co-hosted by George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens and The White House Historical Association. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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288141-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 15, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2009

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  • Aug 15, 2009 | 12:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2009 | 6:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2009 | 12:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2009 | 6:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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