Credit: VFH Radio
Original Author: VFH Radio, a program of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Created: July 1998

Selection of Washington as Commander in Chief

Philander Chase, former editor of The Papers of George Washington, and Rosemarie Zagarri, a professor of history at George Mason University, discuss the selection of George Washington as commander in chief of the Continental army. This audio clip is an excerpt from an interview that originally aired during the week of July 3, 1998, on With Good Reason, a radio program produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and then-hosted by Carolyn Eliott.