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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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    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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    John Berlau on His Book George Washington, Entrepreneur

    Competitive Enterprise Institute senior fellow John Berlau discussed his book George Washington, Entrepreneur.

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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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    President George Washington's Farewell Address

    John Avlon talked about his book, Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. Mr. Avlon argued that Washington warned future generations about the dangers of…

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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.…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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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    Thomas Jefferson and George Washington

    Veteran historical interpreters portraying Thomas Jefferson and George Washington engaged in a conversation about their roles in the Revolutionary War and the constitutional government that followed.…

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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

    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 Cabinet

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

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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…

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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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    Franklin and Washington

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

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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,…

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    Franklin and Washington

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

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