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Watch supreme court justices, elected officials, and authors weigh in on the leadership of George Washington.


General Powell on General Washington

Gen. Colin Powell describes the virtues and strengths of General Washington as a military leader and political statesman.

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Justice Kennedy

The Honorable Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, discusses the vital role that George Washington played in the establishment of the Constitution and the office of the President of the United States.

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Senator Tim Kaine

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine discusses Washington as a leader, his lasting legacy and how it still impact the Senate today and explores Washington's early political campaign.

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Cokie Roberts

Award-winning journalist and author Cokie Roberts discusses the Washingtons' impact on politics and the legacy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.

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Ron Chernow

Pulitizer-Prizing winning author Ron Chernow shares his insights on the important relationship between George Washington and Alexander Hamilton during the founding of the United States.

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Joe Ellis

Joseph Ellis, the Pulitzer-Prize winning author, discusses his latest book, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789.

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