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Date:
Monday, October 19, 2020
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

D.C. Mondays: The Cabinet

Lindsay Chervinsky

 

Monday, October 19th 

12pm EDT

In this online talk, author Lindsay Chervinsky shares the story of George Washington’s creation of the Presidential Cabinet. Despite the Constitution and Founding Fathers' opposition to the institution, Washington implemented a cabinet that remains a model for others today. Chervinsky explores the evolution of its creation and the implications of its establishment.

About Lindsay Chervinsky

Lindsay Chervinsky is a White House historian for the White House Historical Association. She joined the association in 2019 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Chervinsky specializes in early American history, particularly the presidency and government. 

How to Participate

To participate, register below, and we will email you a link and instructions for joining the program on Zoom. Simply follow that link at the time the event starts (12 p.m. EDT). When you register, you can also request to receive a reminder email one day before the program with the link included.

About the D.C. Mondays Series

Join local authors, researchers, and community members online for lively discussions about Washington, D.C.’s history, politics, culture, and more.

 

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