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About Our First President

  • Aired: 05/31/2013
  • 26:47
  • Rating: NR
This spring Nevadans got a new look at George Washington—as a young surveyor, a decisive military commander and a groundbreaking world leader. Host Brent Boynton looks into Nevada connections with our first president and interviews the man who portrays his physician at Mount Vernon.
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A look at the George Washington display at the Nevada Historical Society.
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