The Life of George Washington in Four Acts
Featuring Brian Hilton on February 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021
Act 1: By the Miraculous Care of Providence
General Washington will share thoughts and reminiscences about his life from ca. 1743, when he was 11 years old, to the eve of the American Revolution in 1775.
Act 2: Embarked on a Tempestuous Ocean
The General will discuss the years of the American War for Independence (1775-1783).
Act 3: Under the Shadow of My Own Vine &
My Own Fig Tree
The General will cover the years between the War and his Presidency (1784 to the beginning of 1789), during which he had retired to Mount Vernon and presided over the Constitutional Convention.
Act 4, Part 1:
A Peaceful Abode for An Ocean of Difficulties: The General will share his remembrances about his Presidency (1789-1797).
Act 4, Part 2:
The Prospect Most Grateful to My Soul:
The General will talk about the years of his post-presidential retirement from Mar. 5, 1797, until the onset of his last illness on Dec. 13, 1799.
Quotable George Washington
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