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    Never Caught

    Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, in which she recounts the life of Ona Judge, a…

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    George Washington and Sportsmanship

    Philip Smucker, a fifth great-grandnephew of George Washington, talked about his book, Riding with George: Sportsmanship and Chivalry in the Making of America’s First President. Mr. Smucker…

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    Public History on the Early Republic

    Historians talk about trends in public history and how museums interpret early American history. They described how they develop programs for specific groups and create partnerships between…

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    George Washington and His Books

    Adrienne Harrison talked about her book, A Powerful Mind: The Self-Education of George Washington. She spoke about the George Washington she discovered through the books he read and…

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    First Entrepreneur

    Edward Lengel talked about his book First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His - and the Nation’s - Prosperity, in which he examines George Washington’s financial papers and reports on…

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    First Ladies as Political Partners

    Richard Norton Smith spoke about the role of U.S. first ladies as political partners to their husbands. He was interviewed by Susan Swain. They also discussed their book First Ladies: Presidential Historians on…

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    Martha Washington Lecture Preview

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    Douglas Bradburn and Mark Farkas talked about the second annual Martha Washington Lecture. Susan Swain and Richard Norton Smith would be discussinng their book First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the…

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    White House and the Presidency

    Paul Brandus talked about his book Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency - 21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories, in which he explains how presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama…

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    Victory with No Name

    Professor Colin Calloway talked about the significance of the 1791 Native American defeat of the U.S. Army over disputed Ohio territory.

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    Election of 1796

    Jeffrey Pasley talked about the creation of American political parties, the issues they disagreed on, and the media wars they waged in 18th century newspapers. The election of 1796 was the…

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    George Washington's Eye

    Joseph Manca talked about his book, George Washington’s Eye: Landscape, Architecture and Design at Mount Vernon, in which he talks about how the grounds and architecture at Mount Vernon, his Virginia home, reflect the…

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