George Washington 'Could Have Been King, Chose to Be President' — Get Trailer and Date for History Docudrama

TVLine | 1/18/2020 | Matt Webb Mitovich
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History has set a Presidents’ Day Weekend rollout for Washington, a three-night docudrama executive-produced by renowned historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. The cabler also has announced premieres for docus about Auschwitz and the African American experience during the Revolutionary War.

Narrated by Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom), Washington will air in nightly two-hour installments on Sunday, Feb. 16, Monday, Feb. 17 and Tuesday, Feb. 18, all at 8/7c. The event will explore the arc of the first president’s journey and weave together dramatic live-action sequences, excerpts from Washington’s letters, and insights from a roster of experts, including President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Joseph J. Ellis, Annette Gordon-Reed, Jon Meacham and Alan Taylor, and others.

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Nicholas Rowe (The Crown) portrays George Washington in the reenactments; watch the etrailer above.

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