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