UWG Author Chats with C-Span

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Professor  Emeritus  of  History  John Ferling, prolific author and historian, will be interviewed on “In Depth,” a program on C-SPAN’s  Book TV on the  C-Span2 channel.Professor  Emeritus  of  History  John Ferling, prolific author and historian, will be interviewed on “In Depth,” a program on C-SPAN’s  Book TV on the  C-Span2 channel.

Ferling will discuss his latest book, “The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon.“ Ferling, who taught at UWG for 33 years, released the book in late May.

The professor traveled to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate in northern Virginia to tape the program, which can be viewed on Saturday, July 11, at 8 a.m. or online now  at http://www.booktv.org/Program/10583/In+Depth+John+Ferling.aspx.

Ferling is the author of 10 books, including “Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence,” for which the American Revolution Roundtable of New  York  presented Ferling with the Lifetime Achievement Award and with the Best Book on the American Revolution Award in 2007.