The Puff Daddy Of Our Country?

The first president of the U.S. is no longer first in the hearts of his countrymen--especially the younger ones. A survey of historians and scholars cited him as our greatest President, but among average Americans, the first George W. was voted only the seventh most popular. (Lincoln was first.) Coverage of him in history textbooks has declined to less than 10% of what it was in the 1960s. The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, which owns his family home in Virginia, wants to restore Washington to his rightful place in our history and hearts, but for that to happen, the father of...

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