Dr. Lindsay M. Chervinsky is a presidential historian and a past fellow of the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. She is the author of The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution and An Honest Man: The Inimitable Presidency of John Adams.

The Cabinet

Mount Vernon welcomes historian Dr. Lindsay Chervinksy to discuss her new book, "The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution," during a 2020 Ford Evening Book Talk.

Teaching Them How to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Washington's Farewell Address

In honor of the 225th anniversary of his famed Farewell Address, an all-star panel, including CNN’s John Avlon, author Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky, and historian Dr. Joseph Ellis, discusses George Washington’s warnings to and hopes for future generations of Americans.

Presidents and the Press

Join Presidential Historian Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky as she explores the historical relationship between American Presidents and the press who cover them.

Ten Facts About Washington’s Presidency

Unanimously elected President of the United States twice, George Washington played an essential part in shaping the role and function of the President of the United States.

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