George Washington in the Revolutionary War

Logan Beirne talked by video link from New York City about how George Washington’s performance during the Revolutionary War affected… read more

Logan Beirne talked by video link from New York City about how George Washington’s performance during the Revolutionary War affected his role as first president of the United States, his influence on the Constitution, and how he governed under it. He argued that the American Revolution not only directly influenced the creation of the Constitution, but also how President Washington dealt with specific issues under it such as war strategy, military tribunals, and treatment of enemy combatants. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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

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Program ID:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 4, 2013

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  • Jul 04, 2013 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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