Tag: congress

Virtual Author’s Talk – The Cabinet: Washington and the Creation of an American Institution

Lindsay Chervinsky speaks online about her book "The Cabinet."

Lindsay M. Chervinsky discusses The Cabinet: Washington and the Creation of an American Institution, an examination of the extralegal creation of the president’s advisory body in response to the threats facing George Washington and the first administration. The book also demonstrates the importance of Washington’s military experience to the formation of the presidency and the federal government. Faced with […]

Author’s Talk—Daniel Morgan: A Revolutionary Life

Historian Albert Louis Zambone discusses and signs copies of his biography of Daniel Morgan, a homeless, illiterate teenage laborer who, with ambition, determination and a great deal of luck, became a landowner, congressman and one of America’s greatest battlefield commanders. The talk will last approximately 45 minutes, followed by a book signing and refreshments. Copies […]