George Washington, First in the Hearts of His Countrymen

This live presentation will air on:

Tuesday - September 20th - 1pm Pacific time

This workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit - REGISTER HERE for live access!

In the span of twenty tumultuous years, George Washington was the central figure of a nation's beginnings, as the U.S.A.'s Founders declared the existence of a new nation; fought a war against the world’s mightiest empire, and broke it apart; created thirteen state governments and a confederation linking them together; wrote a new constitution; amended it with a Bill of Rights; rewrote the state constitutions to align with the new federal system; and, amid massive uncertainties, set the new system to working. What was it about Washington that made him essential in this process? How did his actions, and his personal character, affect the situations and the people around him? Storyteller Jim Weiss brings to life true stories of the man that even Britain’s King George III called “the greatest man in the world.”

More about Jim Weiss:

Jim Weiss

Jim Weiss and his wife Randy founded Greathall Productions in 1989. Raised by parents who valued literature and history and with the additional influence of grandfathers who loved to tell stories to their grandsons, Jim grew up in the presence of literary and real-life characters in the tradition of oral language.  Jim is a masterful and thoughtful storyteller of whom to date has produced over 50 Greathall recordings featuring classical literature and history, enjoyed by people all over the world.  He is the recipient of more than 100 national awards from prestigious sources, and travels extensively across the United States and Canada presenting at library, school, store and community events; teacher workshops; and his favorite - educational conferences!  Jim and Randy reside in Charlottesville, Virginia and are the ever-proud parents of their daughter and son-in-law.

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