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  • Washington and the Fight for Philadelphia
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    Washington and the Fight for Philadelphia

    Richard Brookhiser addressed the question before George Washington in 1777: Could the British subdue the American rebels by capturing their capital, Philadelphia? It was Washington’s…

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  • First Among Equals George Washington and the American Presidency
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    First Among Equals: George Washington and the American Presidency

    To mark George Washington’s birthday, the American Enterprise Institute hosted a gathering of political thinkers to consider the presidency and legacy of our nation’s first chief executive. Among…

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    George Washington on Leadership

    Richard Brookhiser talked about his book George Washington on Leadership, with Alvin Felzenbert, author of The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn’t): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game.…

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  • Washington and Modern Day America
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    Washington and Modern Day America

    Mr. Brookhiser talked about George Washington’s character, examining him as a man of charisma, a hero, a gentleman, a skeptic and a politician. He discussed how civility governed…

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  • Presidential Leadership
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    Presidential Leadership

    Orville Burton and Richard Brookhiser talked about their books with Gary Johnson. Orville Vernon Burton is the author of The Age of Lincoln, published by Hill and Wang. The book deals with the…

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  • George Washington Inaugural
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    George Washington Inaugural

    The introduction described what President Washington after he heard that he had been elected particularly including his inaugural. Mr. Brookhiser talked about the address that President…

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  • Rediscovering George Washington
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    Rediscovering George Washington

    Mr. Brookhiser spoke what he has learned about President Washington through and after the writing of his recent book, Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. He highlighted…

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    Founding Father

    Mr. Brookhiser read from his recent biography of George Washington, Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington in which he surveyed Washington’s achievements, his character, his…

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