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  • Discussion on George Washington and the 1787 Constitutional Convention
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    George Washington and the 1787 Constitutional Convention

    Edward Larson talked about George Washington’s role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Washington agreed to participate as the delegate from Virginia and was then voted to preside over the convention. The…

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  • Panel Discussion on American History
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    Panel Discussion on American History

    Edward Larson, The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789; Scott Martelle, The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth; and Richard Reeves,…

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  • emThe Return of George Washingtonem
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    The Return of George Washington

    Professor Edward Larson talked about his book, The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789. This biography reveals the importance of General Washington reluctantly coming out of retirement…

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  • The Presidential Election of 1800
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    The Presidential Election of 1800

    Professor Ed Larson teaches a class on American legal history at Pepperdine University in Malibu. In the class of Monday, February 14, 2011, he lectured on the 1800 election contest between…

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  • emA Magnificent Catastropheem
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    A Magnificent Catastrophe

    Edward Larson talked about his book A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign, published by Free Press. In his book Mr. Larson…

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