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Preparing for Washington’s Birthday

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Though we know that this coming Monday is officially the celebration of George Washington’s birthday, it is also unofficially known as Presidents’ Day. We will be celebrating Washington’s presidency tomorrow at the “First Among Equals: George Washington and the American Presidency” event at AEI, so today we’ll honor the achievements of American presidents, past and present, with some book recommendations: