480Nov 2, 2012
George Washington and American Nationhood
George Mason University history professor Peter Henriques talked about George Washington’s legacy and how Washington laid a foundation for the success of the United States.
273Mar 28, 2011
After Words with Edward Lengel
Mr. Lengel provides a fresh look at the legend of America’s first president and debunks several myths that are centuries old. He talked with fellow George Washington expert Peter ...
740Feb 15, 2011
George Washington's Slaves
Professor Emeritus Peter Henriques talked about George Washington’s slaves. He used Washington’s extensive records to give a glimpse into the lives and personalities of six ...
92Jun 27, 2006
Book Discussion on Realistic Visionary
Peter Henriques talked about his book Realistic Visionary: A Portrait of George Washington, published by the University of Virginia Press. The book is not a conventional biography but ...
186Jul 8, 2004
Life in Revolutionary America
At Stratford Hall Plantation, birthplace of Robert E. Lee, a discussion was held on early life in revolutionary America, as part of the annual summer seminar for teachers. The teachers asked ...
2,727Dec 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 ...
351Feb 20, 1999
George Washington and the American Revolution
History professors talked about George Washington and the prelude to revolution. In separate addresses they discussed the reasons Washington became an ardent supporter of war despite his ties ...