George Washington and Designing the Capital City

Matthew Costello reached back to 1790s politics to explain George Washington’s vision for the capital city later named for him. Washington’s influence… read more

Matthew Costello reached back to 1790s politics to explain George Washington’s vision for the capital city later named for him. Washington’s influence extended not only to the city’s design, but also to the building of the White House and U.S. Capitol. Mr. Costello is the senior historian at the White House Historical Association. His talk was part of a conference co-hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society that highlighted the work of William Thornton, who is known as the Capitol’s first architect. close

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Program ID:
455200-6
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2019 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 23, 2019 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 17, 2019 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2019 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2019 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2019 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2019 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2019 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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