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  • Remembering George Washington
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    Remembering George Washington

    Matthew Costello talked about his new book, The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President. He discussed the ways that Americans…

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  • Author Discussion on Martha Ball Washington
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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…

    324 views
  • emThe Indian World of George Washingtonem
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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…

    725 views
  • emThe Cabinetem
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    The Cabinet

    Lindsay Chervinsky, historian at the White House Historical Association, looked at George Washington’s presidential cabinet. This was a virtual author event.

    794 views
  • George Washington and the Constitution
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    George Washington and the Constitution

    The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia hosted a virtual “town hall” about George Washington’s influence in shaping the Constitution after the Revolutionary War -- and, as president, his…

    414 views
  • First Ladies Series
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    First Lady Martha Washington

    Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics addressed were her early life in…

    22,027 views
  • George Washingtons Crossing Reenactment
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    George Washington's Crossing Reenactment

    Living history enthusiasts gathered to row across the Delaware River at the spot where George Washington and the Continental Army crossed from Pennsylvania to New Jersey on December 25, 1776.…

    1,603 views
  • Alexis Coe Discusses the Life of George Washington
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    You Never Forget Your First

    Alexis Coe, host of the podcast “Presidents Are People Too!,” chronicled the life of George Washington.

    749 views
  • George Washingtons Military Career
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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…

    214 views
  • Mount Vernons Pandemic Response
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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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  • Historian Edward Larson Discusses emFranklin and Washingtonem
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    Franklin and Washington

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson examined the relationship between George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.

    796 views
  • Jonathan Horn Discusses George Washingtons Final Years
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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.

    855 views
  • George Washingtons Character
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    George Washington's Character

    Gene Allen Smith, a Texas Christian University history professor, taught a class about George Washington’s character. He examined how the first president interacted with his contemporaries,…

    1,234 views
  • Washington Journal Douglas Bradburn Discusses George Washington
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    Douglas Bradburn on George Washington's Mount Vernon

    Historian Doug Bradburn joined us from Mount Vernon’s Museum and Education Center to talk about George Washington’s vision for the presidency, and the library, home and museum located in Northern…

    617 views
  • emFranklin and Washingtonem
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    Franklin and Washington

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson detailed the partnership between President George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.

    523 views
  • emGeorge Washington  Courage that Made a Nationem
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    George Washington - Courage that Made a Nation

    A film documenting George Washington’s life, family, education and military career. It also covers Washington’s appointment as commander of continental army, his success in the…

    160 views
  • emNever Caughtem
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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…

    3,600 views
  • Washington Winchester and the French and Indian War
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    Washington, Winchester, and the French and Indian War

    Historian Carl Ekberg talked about George Washington’s ties to Winchester, Virginia, during the French and Indian War. He explored the decisive role the war played in the growth of Winchester,…

    427 views
  • Washington Journal Craig Shirley Discusses His New Book  News of the Day
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    Craig Shirley Discusses Mary Ball Washington

    Author Craig Shirley discussed his new book Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington’s Mother.

    749 views
  • Nathaniel Philbrick Discusses emValiant Ambitionem
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    Valiant Ambition

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, in which he examines the relationship between…

    2,632 views
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