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George W. Says Goodbye

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George W. Says Goodbye

George W. Says Goodbye

George W. Says Goodbye

Only Available in Archive Formats.

It was 204 years ago this week that America's first president announced to the nation he would not seek a third term in office. George Washington had entered office a war hero but had become discouraged by newspaper attacks on his character. Host Jacki Lyden speaks with Washington biographer Willard Sterne Randall about how Washington's departure paved the way for a two-party system and for a tradition of attacks on character.