Discover the Real George Washington
Website and interactive timeline from Mount Vernon
“Primarily George”: Documents on the Nation’s First President
From Massachusetts Historical Society's Education Department
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February 22, 2012 · Grades 9-12 · 45 minutes
Hosted by award-winning journalist, Cokie Roberts, this 45-minute program features Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough. Mr. McCullough shares his insights into George Washington’s significance in the founding of our nation.
An exciting program feature is a sneak preview of the many treasures in the galleries of the new Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center and the Ford Orientation Center. This state-of-the-art exhibition space reveals the complex and multifaceted man that was the real George Washington.
David McCullough discusses
Washington’s lack of a formal education.