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is over 240 years old, after all. but we had to make its story as being the shelter in which george washington made some of the most critical decisions of the revolution, where he was plunged into the depths of despair, where he kpultexulted victory and success, to make that sent tell its story. the first challenge we decided is we had to show the tent fully assembled as washington used it in the field, when it was truly his command headquarters. we couldn't put it up the way he did because it was put up with tall poles and then ropes tied to the fabric itself pulled taught. that would literally pull that ancient fabric apart. instead, we challenged engineers to develop a very sophisticated umbrella structure so the tent appears to be fully assembled and yet there's no tension, no damage done to it at all. that umbrella even had to replicate the slight curve, the slight sag in the taught line that is not perfectly straight. once we solved all of those problems, the next challenge is how do you tell the story. so we turned to film makers, historians, our lead vice president for colle
first by two professors, george and john lewis, my dad's copy of the book is this. what it does however, to find a counter narrative, to challenge the united states government and the notion of aggression, is to two books by french colonialist. the counter narrative which divided our country and turned sons against father is based on these two books. is his book, sociology. this is 1953, and 1952. by the way, this is the in 1945 and 1946 made the deal with ho chi minh. these two books are the case that ho chi minh was the nationalist that everybody should of always worked with. because he was the nationalist. there is no discussion in any of these french books about others. in october 1966, secretary of defense robert mcnamara in his report here goes to president johnson and says, i can't win the war. i've told you this with 200,000 troops, i told you to bomb, it's not going to work. this is page 263 of mcnamara's memoirs. what should we do about this unhappy situation? i perceive no good answer, therefore offered none. so he goes to his president and says, we cannot win. this i
years old, after all. we had to make its stories being the shelter in which george washington made some of the most critical decisions of the revolution, where he was plunged into the depths of dispair to make that tenth tell its story. the first challenge we decided is we have to show it as washington used it in the field. we couldn't put it up the way he did because it was put up withal polls and ropes tied to the fabric itself. it would pull that ancient fabric apart. we challenged engineers to develop a sophisticated umbrella structure. there's no tension, no damage done to it at all. that umbrella even had to replicate the slight sag because it's not perfectly straight. once we solved all of those problems the next challenge is how do you tell the story. we turned to historians, our lead vice president of collections and they spent almost two years pulling together this story line, imagery, thinking about the music, the presentation, the light quality to really give this tent meaning. he instilled of what has become -- without him the army would likely have dissolved and the w
pennsylvania, vice president mike pence at notre dame, senator tammy duckworth at george washington university, former president bill clinton at hobart and william smith colleges, former senator kelly ayad and general joseph dunford. tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern on cspan and cspan.org. >>> on sunday, author and journalist matt taibbi will be our guest. >> if you grow up looking at thousands and thousands of faces until one day you see that one face that you feel was put on earth just for you, that's instantly, that you fall in love in that moment, you know, for me, trump was like that except it was the opposite. when i first saw him on the campaign trail, i thought, you know, this is a person whose unique, horrible, and amazing, terrible characteristics were put on earth, you know, specifically for me to appreciate or unappreciate or whatever the verb is. because i had really been spending a lot of the last 10 to 12 years without knowing it, preparing for donald trump to happen. >> mr. taibbi is a contributor to "rolling stone" magazine and is author of several books, including, "s
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