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Washington documentary excerpts to be shown, April 26

Excerpts from a documentary entitled "The Character of George Washington" will be screened at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in McCosh 50.

Michael Pack, the film's executive producer and director, and Rick Brookhiser, its on-screen host and writer, will attend and answer questions about the production. A reception will follow the screening at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Art Museum.

The full documentary, which will premiere on PBS later this year, examines how Washington's leadership and moral values contributed to the establishment of America's democracy.

The event is sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and is co-sponsored by the John Olin Foundation Lectures on the Moral Foundations of American Democracy.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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