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  • Discussion on the Presidential Portraits of George Washington
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    George Washington Portraits

    Hugh Howard talked about presidential portraits of George Washington and what audiences can learn about America’s first president from these depictions. He talked about the work of Gilbert…

  • emHouses of Civil War Americaem
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    Houses of Civil War America

    Hugh Howard talked about his book, Houses of Civil War America, about the homes of notable Civil War-era figures, including Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton, and Frederick…

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    Houses of the Presidents

    Author Hugh Howard talks about his book, Houses of the Presidents: Childhood Homes, Family Dwellings, Private Escapes, and Grand Estates, in which he explores the houses and day-to-day lives of…

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    Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War

    Historian Hugh Howard recounts the War of 1812 from the view point of President James Madison and first lady Dolley Madison. The author examines President Madison’s decision to declare war,…

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    The Painter's Chair

    Hugh Howard talked about The Painter’s Chair: George Washington and the Making of American Art. In the book he profiles America’s early portrait artists Charles Wilson Peale, Gilbert…