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SECRETS IN-DEPTH: A Gift from Spain

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Washington bought a copy of Don Quixote on the last day of the Constitutional Convention. But what is so significant about this Spanish story? And what did Benjamin Franklin and the Spanish ambassador have to do with it? In this episode, Dr. Douglas Bradburn, President & CEO of George Washington's Mount Vernon, tells us the story behind this spectacular book. Watch the video companion: Learn more about the George Washington Podcast Network:
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