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Spoiler: George Washington lies, stands tall in docuseries

 

February 14, 2020



PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — George Washington is the leading man in historian Doris Kearns Goodwin's first venture as a TV producer, a docudrama that follows his growth from ambitious young soldier to statesman.

Spoiler alert for "Washington," airing 8 p.m. EST Sunday through Tuesday on the History channel: The future president does tell a lie, and it's a dismaying whopper. In the series that combines reenactments with expert commentary, myth gives way to checkered reality without diminishing his stature.

Nicholas Rowe ("The Crown," "Young Sherlock Holmes") plays Washington in re-creations of...



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