Did you know that George Washington slept in the buff? And although the famous story about him admitting that he had chopped down the cherry tree may be false, our first President did confess to murder. In the two videos below, the Don’t Know Much About series author Ken Davis recounts three anecdotes about George Washington and, his favorite American President, Abraham Lincoln, just in time for Presidents Day.
These are, in Ken’s words, the stories of the real people, “behind the myths and the marble statues. That’s why I love history,” he adds, “it’s about the real people.”