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If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

—Antoine de Saint-Expuery

Synopsis: As a youth, Washington was close to his half-brother Lawrence. When Lawrence dies, George inherits Lawrence's land and home at Mount Vernon. George Washington is elected to the Continental Congress, and when fighting breaks out between England and the colonies at Lexington, the Congress names Washington commander of the new Continental Army.


Reaction: A very fast and quick summary of what a Washington went through, but it gives a good overview of what kind of man he was.


Personal Rating: 6/10

Select Cast and Crew
Richard Rich => Director
Brian Nissen => Writer / Glover (voice)
Lex de Azevedo => Composer
Carol Lynn Pearson => Songs
Ben Livingston => Soldier / British Officer / Knox (voice)
David Kelly => Hamilton (voice)
Dennis Edwards => Laurens (voice)
Dion Luther => Martin (voice)
Herbert Newcomb => Fitzpatrick (voice) / Conway
Hugh Dignon => Charles Lee (voice)
Joe Lynch => Von Steuben / Parker (voice) / Howe / Gates
Johnathon Toppo => Officer (as John Toppo) (voice)
Mark Dawson => Servant (voice)
Ray Porter => George Washington  (voice)
Sheryl Taub => Martha Washington  (voice)