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Whatever Happened to George Washington?

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Team Sound & Vision Inc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The space devoted to George Washington in schoolbooks is decreasing. Attendance at Mount Vernon is declining. Yet George Washington's moral leadership and perseverance were responsible for America's independence. He later used his personal prestige to help forge a nation from a group of squabbling states. Why is George Washington no longer seen as indispensable in America? Eminent historians Daniel Boorstin, Stanley  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Biography
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Team Sound & Vision Inc, 1995
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Team Sound & Vision Inc.
OCLC Number: 870312457
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 03, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 8 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (26 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Introduction: Whatever Happened to George Washington (1:06) --
Life of George Washington (2:00) --
Indispensability (3:15) --
Character and Wisdom (3:27) --
Judgment (3:19) --
Military Strategy (3:12) --
Contrast with Jefferson (2:15) --
Ignorance of History (1:51) --
George Washington, the Movie (3:49) --
Closing Comments and Credits: Whatever Happened to George Washington? (0:51).
Responsibility: Team Sound & Vision Inc.

Abstract:

The space devoted to George Washington in schoolbooks is decreasing. Attendance at Mount Vernon is declining. Yet George Washington's moral leadership and perseverance were responsible for America's independence. He later used his personal prestige to help forge a nation from a group of squabbling states. Why is George Washington no longer seen as indispensable in America? Eminent historians Daniel Boorstin, Stanley Elkin, Edwin Yoder, and James Rees explore the life and legend of George Washington with Ben Wattenberg.

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