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Revealing the painful last moments of George Washington | PBS NewsHour Extra

18 February, 2019
Print Tweet February 18, 2019 Follow along with the transcript here. A series of historical documents sheds light on the final moments of George Washington, whose cause of death has been a mystery for hundreds of years. Washington first complained of a cough and runny nose on Dec. 13, 1799, while he was living in Fairfax County, VA at Mount Vernon estate. He was 67 years old at the
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