George Washington, Mr. President

Feb 16, 2014


In a startling new look at the birth of American government, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger shows how George Washington transformed the American presidency from a ceremonial post into the most powerful position on earth, or what historians often call the “imperial presidency.” Mark Perzel talked with the author about his book, “Mr. President”, George Washington and the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office.