George Washington's Literary Life

Author Kevin Hayes discussed George Washington’s love of reading and how it influenced his thinking on everything from military matters to gardening… read more

Author Kevin Hayes discussed George Washington’s love of reading and how it influenced his thinking on everything from military matters to gardening and religion. Washington was considered by many of his peers to be unrefined because he lacked a formal education. But Mr. Hayes argued that this view of the nation’s first president was incorrect and that Washington engaged in a lifelong journey of self-education and improvement. This event took place at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. close

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  • Joseph Stoltz Digital Historian George Washington's Mount Vernon->Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington

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George Washington's Literary Life

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Program ID:
441443-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2018 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2018 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 18, 2018 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2018 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2018 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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