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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH PRESIDENT
West Wing Week 07/18/14 or, "Where Are
You Going to Go Build Your Widgets?"
July 18, 2014 6:11 PM
H. W. Bush
At his inauguration, James Madison, a small, wizened man, appeared old and worn; Washington Irving described him as "but a withered little apple-John." But whatever his deficiencies in charm, Madison's buxom wife Dolley compensated for them with her warmth and gaiety. She was the toast of Washington. Born in 1751, Madison was brought up in Orange County, Virginia, and attended Princeton (then called the College of New Jersey). A student of history and government, well-read in law, he participated in the framing of the Virginia Constitution in 1776, served in the Continental Congress, and...
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