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James Conroy – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Jefferson’s White House: Monticello on the Potomac”

Jefferson’s White House: Monticello on the Potomac October 2019. https://rowman.com/isbn/9781538108468/jefferson’s-white-house-monticello-on-the-potomac Tell us about the book Jefferson’s White House: Monticello on the Potomac is the first book devoted to the President’s … Continue reading

January 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Matthew R. Costello – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President”

https://kansaspress.ku.edu/978-0-7006-2827-8.html 1. Tell us about the book.  The book explores how Americans—individually and collectively—remembered George Washington during the nineteenth century. In order to tell that story, I used Washington’s tomb … Continue reading

October 21, 2019 · 1 Comment