George Washington (1984)

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The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War.

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 George Washington (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Martha Washington (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Will Fairfax (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Sally Fairfax (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Caleb Quinn (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Governor Dinwiddie (3 episodes, 1984)
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 John Adams (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Lord Fairfax (3 episodes, 1984)
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 General Gates (3 episodes, 1984)
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 George Mason (3 episodes, 1984)
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 General Benedict Arnold (3 episodes, 1984)
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 General Braddock (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Mary Ball Washington (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Lord Loudoun (3 episodes, 1984)
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 General Stark (3 episodes, 1984)
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 General St. Pierre (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Aide (2 episodes, 1984)
Mark Pollock ...
 British Soldier / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
Mark C. Pollock ...
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The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War.

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Baron Von Steuben: [to Continental Soldier] Chest in! Chest in, gut out!
[to Hamilton]
Baron Von Steuben: What is wrong here?
Alexander Hamilton: You've got it backwards, Baron, it's "chest out, gut in."
Baron Von Steuben: Oh, gut in, not out. Like Von Steuben!
[laughs]
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Followed by George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986) See more »

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It is truly a classic
10 January 2004 | by (texas) – See all my reviews

My husband and I saw this on cable years ago and fell in love with the history and life of George Washington. Barry Bostwick does a superb job as the main character and Patty Duke fits the role as his short wife, Martha. When we found it on VHS, we bought it and over time, our children have all watched it. When we found ourselves going to DC for vacation, we all watched it again to get a feel for the man and his life before visiting Mt. Vernon. Our children said the miniseries helped them understand what they saw and heard at Washington's home. Every history lover should have a copy of this classic miniseries.


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