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Uniform Title American experience (Television program)
Title George Washington: the man who wouldn't be king [Hoopla electronic resource].

Imprint [United States] : PBS : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 60 min.)) : sd., col.
Series American Experience
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Performer Narrator: William Martin.
Summary He was bumbling, yet ambitious. He volunteered to serve his country, but insisted on being reimbursed for expenses. He owned five sets of dentures--even a set from pigs' teeth--but not one of them wooden. He was the most famous general of the Revolution, but a dismal tactician on the battelfield. His overall record was 3 wins, and 9 losses--but his retreat was brilliant. George Washington has been sculpted, painted, emulated and deified for more than 200 years, but few Americans have an idea who he was. This film is for all of us who were raised on myth and are curious about the truth. It explores our First President's relationship with his wife and other women (he was known to be extremely fond of their company); with his troops and the revolutionary cause; with his slaves and his fellow founding fathers. This film gives an unconventional look at the man who insisted that America be a democracy.
Audience Rated TVG.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Sutherland, David, 1945- Producer. Director. Researcher.
Martin, William, 1937- Author of screenplay. Narrator.
Ross, Larry. Film editor.
Colonna, Michael. Film editor.
Dimaculangan, A. J. Cinematographer.
Mirowitz, Sheldon. Composer.
hoopla digital.
Added Title Man who wouldn't be king
American experience (Television program)
Music No. MWT10084567
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