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  • President George Washingtons Farewell Address
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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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  • Reassessing George Washingtons Birthplace
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    Reassessing George Washington's Birthplace

    Professor Philip Levy talked about archaeological research at the National Park Service site of George Washington’s Virginia birthplace. The research is designed to determine if Washington actually was born…

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  • Relationship Between Washington and Hamilton
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    Relationship Between Washington and Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society President Rand Scholet discusses the relationship between Hamilton and George Washington. Introducing Mr. Scholet was the gentleman who portrays George…

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  • George Washingtons Cabinet
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    George Washington's Cabinet

    Historian Lindsay Chervinsky talked about how and why George Washington formed his presidential cabinet. She also spoke about how the American cabinet system differed from the British…

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  • Piscataway Park
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    Piscataway Park

    Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the…

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  • Washington and Hamilton
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    Washington and Hamilton

    Historians talked about the relationship between Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. They spoke about Thomas Jefferson’s opposition to Hamilton’s Federalist Party platform and how…

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  • 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…

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  • George Washington in the South
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    George Washington in the South

    Author Warren Bingham talked about his book, George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour. He spoke about the newly elected president’s three-month trip to southern states intended to unify the…

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  • George Washingtons Distillery
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    George Washington's Distillery

    An authentic working replica of George Washington’s distillery and gristmill were reconstructed on the original foundations at Mount Vernon. Whiskey and other spirits are made there as it was…

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  • 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…

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  • Artist Depictions of George Washington
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    Artist Depictions of George Washington

    William diGiacomantonio talked about how artists have depicted George Washington, including famous portraits by John Trumbull, Gilbert Stuart, and Horatio Greenough.

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  • QA with Edward Larson
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    Q&A with Edward Larson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Pepperdine University Professor Edward J. Larson talked about his book, George Washington, Nationalist.

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  • Alexander Hamilton and George Washington
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    Alexander Hamilton and George Washington

    Stephen Knott, author of Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth, talked about the relationship between Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. He argued that…

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  • 1789 Debate Over Chief Executive Title
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    1789 Debate Over Chief Executive Title

    Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon talked about her book, For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789. When George Washington was elected chief executive in 1789, Congress…

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  • Washingtons Descendants at Tudor Place
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    Washington's Descendants at Tudor Place

    Grant Quertermous talked about the history of Tudor Place and George and Martha Washington’s descendants who lived at the mansion from the late 18th century to the end of the 20th century. He…

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  • George Washington and the First Congress
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    George Washington and the First Congress

    Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government. Mr. Bordewich read passages from…

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  • George Washington and His Books
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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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  • George Washington in Retirement
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    George Washington in Retirement

    Peter Henriques talked about George Washington’s life in retirement, and his conflicting desires to live a private life and to be an active political player.

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  • emGeorge Washingtons Journeyem
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    George Washington's Journey

    T.H. Breen talked about his book George Washington’s Journey: The President Forges a New Nation, in which he recalls George Washington’s trips across thirteen states during the early part…

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    The Washingtons

    Flora Fraser talked about her book, The Washingtons: George and Martha, "Join’d by Friendship, Crown’d by Love", in which she examines the public and private relationship between George and…

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