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George Washington



  • Women Also Know Washington

    by Lindsay Chervinsky

    The last decade has witnessed a noticeable uptick of works on Washington authored by women, with more to come in the pipeline.



  • Widow, slaveholder, mother of our first president

    by Marjoleine Kars

    Eager to uncover the real Mary, Martha Saxton, an emerita historian at Amherst College who has written biographies of Louisa May Alcott and Jayne Mansfield, set out to paint a more true-to-life portrait.