245Feb 2, 2007
James Rees spoke live from Mount Vernon, Virginia, the home of George and Martha Washington. He talked about recently-opened facilities at the site and conducted a tour of the new Donald W. ...
253Oct 27, 2006
Mount Vernon Museum Opening Ceremony
David McCullough made the keynote address at opening ceremonies for the Ford Orientation Center and Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center at Mount Vernon. Roger Mudd acted as master of ...
373May 1, 2006
Virginia Presidential Sites Tour
Richard Norton Smith conducted a tour of presidential sites. A C-SPAN videojournalist accompanied the group. Included are several sites in Virginia relating the history of Presidents ...
593Jun 28, 2005
Book Discussion on Martha Washington: An American Life
Patricia Brady talked about her biography, Martha Washington: An American Life, published by Viking. She described Martha Washington as a decisive woman who contributed greatly to the ...
869Jun 10, 2003
Book Discussion on Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris
Mr. Brookhiser talked about his biography Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution, published by Free Press. Gouverneur Morris was the one ...
133Jun 20, 2002
Book Discussion on Mount Vernon Love Story
Writer Mary Higgins Clark discussed her biographical novel, Mount Vernon Love Story. The novel, which concentrates on Washington’s personal life, was published by Simon and ...
2,719Dec 18, 1999
Reenactment of George Washington Funeral
Over 250 reenactors at Mount Vernon, including descendants of Washington and his slaves, recreated the funeral of George Washington the mark the 200th anniversary of his death. Several ...
7,879Mar 15, 1999
Life Portrait of George Washington
In the first of a series of life portraits of American presidents, Mr. Smith and Mr. Rees discussed the life and career of George Washington. They further talked about the history of ...
244Feb 20, 1999
Washington's Relationship with Women
Mr. Rees talked about George Washington’s relationships with the women in his life including his mother, Sally Fairfax, Martha Washington, and the children he helped raise. He said ...
316Nov 8, 1996
Rediscovering George Washington
Mr. Brookhiser spoke what he has learned about President Washington through and after the writing of his recent book, Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. He highlighted ...
47Jul 31, 1994
C-SPAN Sunday Journal
In a special Sunday Journal from George Washington’s home in Mount Vernon, newsmakers discussed several important issues including the House and Senate Banking Committee hearings on the ...