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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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    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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    Mount Vernon's Pandemic Response

    Doug Bradburn - President & CEO at George Washington’s Mount Vernon - talked about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Mount Vernon’s operations and mission.

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    George Washington's Study

    We visited George Washington’s private study at his Mount Vernon, Virginia estate. Doug Bradburn, the estate’s president & CEO, talked about the artifacts there, and how Washington used the room and…

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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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    Former Defense Secretary James Mattis on Service and Leadership

    Former Trump administration Defense Secretary General James Mattis discussed service, leadership, and his time in office at an event held at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. President and…

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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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    George Washington's View

    The leadership of George Washington’s Mount Vernon took the rare step of holding a press conference in hopes of preventing the building of a natural gas compressor station within sight of the first…

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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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    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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    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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