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(22) Pierre L'Entant - Paint The Big Canvas

(22) Pierre L'Entant - Paint The Big Canvas

Broadcast: December 29, 1955
Added: Sep 13 2015

Today's program is about the founding of Washington DC, and Pierre L'Enfant, the French designer who planned it. L'Enfant was an unusual man, and we will pick up his story when he is at a meeting called by George Washington, at which he is to show the plans for the capital city. Pierre L'Enfant has come to the meeting after giving long thought to the task at hand, but without any plans at all...