1. The First American Action Hero (George Washington)
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George Washington was the first U.S. president, but he seems to be a distant figure akin to Pharaohs and ancient kings; more monument than man. Is this the real George Washington? You might be surprised to find out that his contemporaries saw him very differently… They knew him as a warrior of the highest order. This episode takes a closer look at the real George Washington; you may be surprised to find that he consistently plunged himself headlong into battle, making him the first American action hero.

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