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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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    John Marshall

    Journalist Robert Strauss recalled the life and impact of America’s fourth Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall. This was a virtual event hosted by George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

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    George Washington's Final Battle

    History professor Robert Watson looked at George Washington’s efforts to make Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. This was a virtual event hosted by George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

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    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell Remarks at Virtual Leadership Conference

    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell talked about his life and service in the military and the federal government. He was interviewed by businessman and philanthropist David Rubensteins…

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    Justice Sonia Sotomayor Remarks at Leadership Conference

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke at a virtual conference on leadership hosted by the Brookings Institution and Mount Vernon. She was interviewed by businessman and philanthropist…

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    Microsoft President Brad Smith Remarks at Leadership Conference

    Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith spoke at a virtual conference on leadership hosted by the Brookings Institution and Mount Vernon. He was interviewed by John Allen,…

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    Historian Joseph Ellis Remarks at Leadership Conference

    Historian Joseph Ellis discussed George Washington’s leadership at a virtual conference hosted by the Brookings Institution and George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

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    George Washington's Military Career

    Mount Vernon’s President and CEO Douglas Bradburn talked about George Washington’s military career from the French and Indian War through the American Revolution. This Facebook and YouTube…

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    Senator Tim Kaine Remarks at Virtual Leadership Conference

    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) spoke at a virtual conference on leadership hosted by the Brookings Institution and Mount Vernon. He was interviewed by Douglas Bradburn, George Washington’s Mount…

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    Elizabeth Powel - Washington's Political Confidante

    Elizabeth Powel’s political salons attracted, among others, constitutional convention delegates to her Philadelphia home. A surviving eight-page letter provides a glimpse into her role as confidante to…

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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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    James Monroe

    Historian Tim McGrath recounted the life of America’s fifth President James Monroe. This was a virtual event hosted by George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

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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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    Occupied America

    North Dakota State History Professor Donald Johnson looked at life under British occupation in several port cities during the American Revolution. This was a virtual event hosted by George…

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    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Remarks at Leadership Conference

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) spoke at a virtual conference on leadership hosted by the Brookings Institution and Mount Vernon. He was interviewed by Douglas Bradburn, George…

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    Wilson Center President Jane Harman Remarks at Leadership Conference

    Jane Harman, Wilson Center president and a former U.S. representative from California, spoke at a virtual conference on leadership hosted by the Brookings Institution and Mount Vernon. She…

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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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