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C-SPAN TO DEBUT PROGRAM ON GEORGE WASHINGTON'S DISTILLERY THANKSGIVING DAY

November 23, 2011 01:51 PM

WASHINGTON, DC – C-SPAN is scheduled to air a 30-minute program featuring George Washington’s Distillery and the Founding Father’s role as an early American distiller, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. 


C-SPAN’s American History TV visited Mount Vernon during an apple brandy distilling event sponsored by the Distilled Spirits Council in October.  Viewers will learn about 18th-century distilling processes from Mount Vernon Vice President for Preservation Dennis Pogue, living history interpreter Steve Bashore, and master distiller David Pickerell.


The program will air on Thanksgiving Day on C-SPAN3 at Noon and 8:00 PM eastern time.  The program is also scheduled to run Christmas Day on C-SPAN3 at 8:00 AM, 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM eastern time.

 

 

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