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    The Indispensables

    Military historian Patrick O’Donnell looked at the efforts of the Marblehead Regiment of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, who, according to the author, played a crucial role…

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    The First Inauguration

    Penn State University Professor Stephen Browne recounted the presidential inauguration of George Washington that took place in Manhattan on April 30, 1789. This was a virtual event hosted by…

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    Chief Justice John Marshall and the Cherokee Cases

    Oklahoma University law Professor Lindsay Robertson examined Chief Justice John Marshall and the Supreme Court’s decisions in cases involving the Cherokee Nation. In the 1830s under President Andrew…

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    Washington's End

    Former George W. Bush White House presidential speechwriter Jonathan Horn provided a history of George Washington’s final years.

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    Building America

    Goucher College Professor of History Emerita Jean Baker looked back at the life of architect Henry Latrobe, who designed the Senate, House, and Supreme Court chambers as well as assisted in the…

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    Origins of U.S. Policies Toward Native Americans

    Kevin Butterfield looked at the origins of U.S. policies toward Native Americans, focusing on the aftermath of the Revolutionary War and the initiatives of George Washington. Mr.…

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    Author Discussion on Martha Ball Washington

    Martha Saxton, Craig Shirley, and Charlene Boyer Lewis discussed their biographies of George Washington’s mother, Mary Ball Washington. This was a virtual event hosted by George…

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    The Indian World of George Washington

    Dartmouth College history professor Colin Calloway looked at George Washington’s relationships with Native American leaders. This virtual author program was hosted by George Washington’s…

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    The Presidents

    Historians Richard Norton Smith, Douglas Brinkley, and Edna Greene Medford talked C-SPAN’s The Presidents, each of whom contributed to the new book.

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    U.S. Capitol Cornerstone 225th Anniversary

    On September 18, 1793, freemasons including President George Washington placed the cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol building in a Masonic ritual that included corn, oil and wine. In this…

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    Media and Politics Roundtable

    At an event hosted by George Washington’s Mt. Vernon, White House Correspondents' Association President Olivier Knox moderated a roundtable with political journalists on media and politics. The panelists acknowledged the…

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