Washington and Modern Day America

Richard Brookhiser, senior editor for National Review, described George Washington as a man of charisma, a hero, a gentleman, a skeptic, and a… read more

Richard Brookhiser, senior editor for National Review, described George Washington as a man of charisma, a hero, a gentleman, a skeptic, and a politician. He spoke about civility and its impact on Washington’s life. Mr. Brookhiser also compared the first President to modern politicians. Brookhiser is the author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. close

Report Video Issue

People in this video

Books

  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how

    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

Hosting Organization

More information about

Washington and Modern Day America

256 Views
Program ID:
121926-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 1999 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 01, 2009 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 19, 1999 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 20, 1999 | 12:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 1999 | 1:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 1999 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 21, 2000 | 1:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 17, 2004 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2004 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2004 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2004 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2006 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2006 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 24, 2006 | 5:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 11:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2009 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a Download

Washington and Modern Day America

  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99