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The Life of George Washington

Presenter: 
William Obrochta
Duration: 
(00:04:09)

In this video, William Obrochta, manager of educational services at the VHS, examines the life of George Washington through paintings in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition, The Story of Virginia, an American Experience.