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George Washington - The American Presidents Series: The 1st President, 1789-1797

James MacGregor Burns

Leading scholars define the special contributions and qualifications of our first president Washington's legacy is a successful experiment in collective leadership, great initiatives in establishing a strong executive branch and the formulation of innovative and lasting economic and foreign policies. Along with highlighting these accomplishments, the authors also trace Washington's later dissatisfaction with public life and the seeds of dissent and political parties that grew from his insistence on consensus. In this compelling and balanced biography, James McGregor Burns and Susan Dunn give us a rich and surprising portrait of the man behind the carefully crafted mythology.

Leading scholars define the special contributions and qualifications of our first president Washington's legacy is a successful experiment in collective leadership, great initiatives in establishing a strong executive branch and the formulation of innovative and lasting economic and foreign policies. Along with highlighting these accomplishments, the authors also trace Washington's later dissatisfaction with public life and the seeds of dissent and political parties that grew from his insistence on consensus. In this compelling and balanced biography, James McGregor Burns and Susan Dunn give us a rich and surprising portrait of the man behind the carefully crafted mythology.
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Leading scholars define the special contributions and qualifications of our first president Washington's legacy is a successful experiment in collective leadership, great initiatives in establishing a strong executive branch and the formulation of innovative and lasting economic and foreign policies. Along with highlighting these accomplishments, the authors also trace Washington's later dissatisfaction with public life and the seeds of dissent and political parties that grew from his insistence on consensus. In this compelling and balanced biography, James McGregor Burns and Susan Dunn give us a rich and surprising portrait of the man behind the carefully crafted mythology.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Susan Dunn, Richard Rohan

Length:

5h 11m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:55


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:44


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:33


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:31


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:12


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:53


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:04


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:50


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:15


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:57


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:06


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:47


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:25


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:59


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:18


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:16


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:08


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:27


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:01


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:32


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:05


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:15


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:59


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:37


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:36


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:15


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:38


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:30


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:11


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:09


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:14


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:15


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:58


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

09:59


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:35


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:38


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:39


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:36


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:16


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:05


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:47


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:15


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:06


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:43