S01 E23 - David O. Stewart on George Washington. Part One: His Early Career & Slavery

Aspects of History by Oliver Webb-Carter
22nd February saw the anniversary of George Washington's birth, 290 years ago in 1732. I discuss with distinguished historian David O. Stewart his early career, familial relationships and the vexed issue of slavery. Washington owned slaves, and for the first part of his life was comfortable with it, but that view changed once he commanded  ...  See more
Feb 26 2022
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war of independenceslaverygeorge washingtonamerican historyfounding fathersfirst president