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Apr 10, 2017 9:09pm EDT
george washington. and your book did a, on washington, did a marvelous job of taking that veil off of him. because you talk a little bit about washington's letters and about washington almost crafting or creating this persona, almost acting the role. he's the least knowable in my opinion of all the founders. >> he's difficult. and i spent six years reading and writing about home. called his excellency. and to give you an idea of what i'm talking about. on the day he leaves the presidency on april 29, 1797, and he's recognizing that adams is his successor, you look into his diary, you wonder what he's going to say, like this is the end of his publica rea career. what is he thinking. and you get to the diary, april 29, 1797. a day like all other days, temperature 37 degrees fahrenheit. so most of the entries in his diary are about the weather. and with adams, it's about the weather inside his own soul, okay, about the gusts that are surging through his soul, and he's talking about what he feels, and he's talking about how ambitious he is. and then he feels guilty about how ambitious he
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2017 12:21pm EST
monument than man and more myth than flesh and blood is george washington. washington did a marvelous job of taking that veil off of him. you talk a little bit about washington's letters and about him almost crafting or creating this persona -- almost acting the role. he is the least noble of all the founders. >> he's difficult. and i spent six years reading and writing about him. i wrote a book called "his excellency pickup -- his -- "his excellency." the day he leaves the presidency in april 29, 1797, and about ready to recognize adam as his successor, you look into his diary and you wonder what he is going to say. this is the end of his public career what is he thinking. you get to the diary and it says april 29th, 1797, a day like all days. temperature, 37 degrees fahrenheit. so most of the entries in his diary are about the weather. >> sure. >> with adams, it is about the weather within his own soul, about the gusts that are surging through his soul. he is talking about what he feels. he is talking about how ambitious he is. then he feels guilty about about how ambitious he is. i thi
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2017 11:40am EST
than man, more myth than flesh and blood is george washington. your book on washington did a marvelous job of taking that veil off of him. could you talk a lib about washington's letters and about washington almost crafting or creating this persona, almost acting the role. he is so hard -- he is the least knowable in my opinion of all the founders. >> he's difficult. and i spent six years reading and writing about him. and wrote a book called his excellency. to give you an example of what i'm talking about. on the day he leaves the presidency in april 29, 1797, and about ready to recognize adam as his successor, you look into his diary and you wonder what he is going to say. like, this is the end of his -- you know, of his public career. >> we are waiting for something profound. >> what is he thinking. >> but. >> and you get to the diary, it says april 29th, 1797, a day like all days. temperature, 37 degrees fahrenheit. so most of the entries in his dery are about the weather. >> sure. >> like with adams it's about the weather inside his own soul, about the gusts that are sur
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)