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CSPAN
Aug 27, 2016 10:47am EDT
man in the united states, george washington. is george in a very presidential pose. renderingconjectural of washington arriving for his inauguration. i will take the liberty of reading a short bit from the book. my own words.h i will read an excerpt. began, at mount vernon, this is george washington at mount vernon. washington considered the sluggishness in getting the government running to be a national embarrassment. he was determined not to add to it. this delay must have been very irksome to the attending members, i am resolved no interruption should proceed from me that should will be avoided. he said this to james madison by mail. the house of representatives was still debating molasses. on the afternoon of april 22, congress learned that george washington reached the jersey .hore washington left mount vernon accompanied by his aid, david humphreys, his secretary, his manservant, and the hopeful wholes thompson, a man might have headed an executive department, but didn't. they crossed georgetown, toward baltimore, across the rolling hills. some potomac valley
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2016 10:30pm EDT
madison, george washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government. he reads passages from his book and looks at the leading men who developed the u.s. congress and the presidency in the early days of the republic from 1789. george washington's mount vernon hosted this event. ms. dunn: i am the chief of staff at george washington's mount vernon. you are in for a wonderful presentation. i would like to take a moment to thank ford motor company for supporting george washington's mount vernon and continuing to fun this opportunity. i would also like to recognize some special guests. we have our george washington leadership fellows here, 16 fivents spending weeks immersed into a leadership program. they are here through the generosity of david rubenstein, who helped us conceive of the idea to have this group of students here. i would like you to stand so that we can recognize you. [applause] ms. dunn: this is our second class of fellows. they just arrived this week and have very busy schedules, but they are wonderful to speak with. it is now my honor to be able to injures
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2016 8:30am EDT
1791. george washington's mount vernon home posted this one hour and 20 minute event. megan: hello. my name is megan dunn. i am the chief of staff here at mount vernon. you are about to have a fantastic event. first, i want to thank them for continuing to provide for the monthly talk, which is very popular throughout the year. i would also like to recognize a very special guest in the audience. we have our george washington leadership fellows here with us. you are 16 students here who are spending five weeks on the stage in a leadership program inspired by george washington's life and egacy. they are here through the generosity of david m rubenstein, who made a wonderful guest and helped us conceive of the idea to have this group of people here. i would like you all to stand so we can all recognize you. [applause] megan: this is our second class of fellows. they have just arrived this week and have very busy schedules, but they are wonderful to speak ith. if you get a moment, i think you would enjoy it. i am honored to introduce onight speaker, fergus bordewich, and he holds degree
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2016 6:48pm EDT
james madison, george washington and a group of extraordinary man invented the government. he will read passages from his book and look at the leading men who developed the congress and the presidency in the early days of the republic from 1789 until 1791. george washington's mount vernon posted this and 20 minute event. this is new york in 1789. we are standing in front of federal hall looking towards these river of new york. and the city even then, although the buildings were four or five stories high has some of the bustle and teaming qualities that it's had for the last 200 years. federal hall, even though the appearance i will show you look very classical, it is here. this is another image of new york and it may be somebody in this audience -- i would bet a who knows this house is standing at the manhattan end of the hall and tom. -- holland tunnel. it is not there anymore. this is where vice president john adams rented for the two sessions when the congress met in new york. this is to convey some sense of how rural and be collect manhattan was in 1789. the city ended about wh
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2016 10:47pm EDT
book, how james madison, george washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government. he reads passages from his book and discusses the leading men the earlysed republic. mount vernongton's hosted this hour and 20 minute event. in 1789.s new york we are standing approximately in front of federal hall looking toward the east river of new york. even though the buildings are high,our or five stories they have some of the bustle it has had for the last 200 years. federal hall, even though the image i will show you in a minute looks very austere and classical, it is here. this is another image of new york. it may be somebody in this audience, i would bet a buck probably not, knows that this house standing at the manhattan into the holland tunnel -- it is not there anymore. this was the house vice president john adams rented for the two sessions the first congress met in new york. why am i showing it to you? to convey some sense of how rural manhattan was in 1789. the city ended about where new york city hall is today. if you went beyond city hall, you were going
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)