Drive Thru American History
Virginia's Founding Fathers: Washington, Jefferson (#108)
Viewers visit Mount Vernon, Monticello, and Montpelier recalling the achievements of the Presidents who lived there and their aims for the estates they called home. Viewers gain an understanding of the private lives of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, and Madison. [27 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: This award-winning series explores the discovery and founding of America. Visit Christopher Columbus’ birthplace in Italy and the place in Spain where he set sail for America. From there through the Revolutionary War and the beginnings of a nation, these programs provide a fast paced drive through history that’s just plain “ cool.”
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