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January 22, 2014
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Bailey Silver and Ivory Cuttoe
Ballooning in the 18th Century
Benjamin Franklin and 18th Century Ballooning
David Kelley Discusses Wallpaper Fragments
Did Benedict Arnold see himself as a traitor?
Did Britain Send Their Best to America?
Did Britain's Generals Think the War was Winnable?
Converting Failure to Success
Could America Have Lost the Revolutionary War?
Did British Strategy Focus Too Much Attention on Gaining Loyalist Support?
Edward J. Larson on the 225th Anniversary of George Washington's Inauguration
General Powell on General Washington
George Washington & Benedict Arnold: The Betrayal
George Washington and 18th Century Ballooning
George Washington and Benedict Arnold: A Hero Denied
George Washington and Benedict Arnold: Brothers in Arms
George Washington and his Presidential Cabinet
George Washington as a Leader of an Army
Senator Tim Kaine discusses George Washington as a Role Model
George Washington Book Prize Nominee: Alan Taylor
George Washington Book Prize Nominee: Andrew O'Shaughnessy
George Washington Book Prize Nominee: Jeffery Pasley
George Washington in the French & Indian War
George Washington's Battle Sword
George Washington's Legacy: Alexander Hamilton
George Washington's Legacy: George Washington
George Washington's Legacy: Marquis de Lafayette
George Washington's Legacy: A Young Citizen
George Washington's Legacy: Dr. James Craik
George Washington's Silver Lion Headed Cuttoe
George Washington's Second Term
George Washington's Steel Hilted Small Sword
George Washington's Smallsword
George Washington's Sword Fragment
Gouverner Morris' Role in shaping the Presidency
Hamilton and Madison
Hamilton and the Revolutionary War
Hamilton on Broadway
How Did Britain's Global Focus Impact the Revolutionary War?
Senator Tim Kaine answers the question: How do you inspire people?
How Martha Washington Helped Shape the Presidency
How were these 4 men able to collaborate in such effective ways?
In what ways was the Revolutionary War, a Civil War?
James Corbett David Interview
Justice Kennedy - Article Two & George Washington
Justice Kennedy - Establishing the Presidency
Justice Kennedy - George Washington & The Constitution
Justice Kennedy - Interpretation & The Bank
Justice Kennedy - Limits of Power
Justice Kennedy - Making the Presidency Work
Justice Kennedy - Sustaining the Constitution
Justice Kennedy - Washington's Cabinet
Justice Kennedy - What If
Justice Kennedy on George Washington
Senator Tim Kaine discusses George Washington's Renunciation of Power
Remembering His First Political Race
Senator Tim Kaine discusses Respect in a Leader
Revolutionary Summer: An Interview with Joe Ellis
Rick Atkinson discusses his upcoming series [Full]
Rick Atkinson: Are there any characters or stories that have resonated with you?
Comparing Washington and Eisenhower
Rick Atkinson: Did the battles of Second Trenton and Princeton matter?
Rick Atkinson: From a research point of view what challenges are you finding?
Rick Atkinson: How culpable is Howe?
Rick Atkinson: How did the experience of Bunker Hill shape British military thinking?
Rick Atkinson: It must have been a daunting challenge trying to form an effective army with so little military experienceâ€¦
Rick Atkinson: Tell us about your next research topic
Washington and the Continental Army
Washington vs Howe in 1776
Rick Atkinson: What attracted you to write about the Revolutionary War
Rick Atkinson: What can we learn from the Revolutionary War?
Ron Chernow on George Washington - Full Interview
Sara Woodyard discussing Colonial Shoes
The Heidlers with Chapters
The Importance of Collaboration
The Importance of Tinkering
The Inaugural Speech
The Jay Treaty
The Men Who Lost America - Full Interview
The Newburgh Conspiracy, Part Four
The Newburgh Conspiracy, Part Three
The Newburgh Conspiracy, Part Two
The Newburgh Conspiracy, Part One
The Relationship between Benedict Arnold and George Washington
The Relationship between Washington Jefferson and Hamilton
The Quasi War
The People Around Washington
Thomas Jefferson and 18th Century Ballooning
Washington and Hamilton
Washington and John Jay
Washington & Hamilton: Contemplating a New Government
What are some elements you would point out to other about Washington
What can George Washington's Smallsword tell us about his status as a Gentleman?
What Challenges Did the British Face During the Revolutionary War?
What Challenges did Washington face during his presidency regarding policy?
What Does George Washington Mean to People Who Work in Politics
What does Washington Learn from the Beginning to the End of the War?
What is the 2nd Revolution?
What is the Story that Valued Ambition Tells?
What Is Washington's Circle
What kind of institution was Congress during the Revolutionary Era?
What surprised you while writing this book?
What was the turning point of the American Revolution?
What Were Key Factors that Alienated Benedict Arnold from the Cause?
Who is John Jay and why is he one of these 4?
Nathaniel Philbrick: Who was Benedict Arnold?
Who was Peggy Shippen?
Who was Tobias Lear?
Why did Washington want to steer a course through neutrality and how did he go about it?
Why history matters for contemporary leaders
Why is a 2nd Revolution Inevitable?
Why is Washington viewed as just a figure head?
Would the Quartet be surprised the constitution has lasted this long?
Writing a George Washington Biography
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