May 17, 2021 – When we think of George Washington, we see him carved onto Mount Rushmore — above all of us and certainly above anything as oily as politics. But how did he get up there? Joining us to shine new light on the warrior-statesman’s career from a mere state legislator to the single most dominant force in the creation of the United States, is David O. Stewart, who bring us George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father.
Special thanks to Lindsay M. Chervinsky, Ph.D, who submitted a question for David about Washington’s biggest regrets. Watch or listen to our conversation about her book, The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution.
We previously caught up with David O. Stewart to chat about his books:
- Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships that Built America
- American Emperor – Aaron Burr: The Man Who Shot Alexander Hamilton
- The Lincoln Deception (A Fraser and Cook Historical Mystery)
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