John Avlon

John Avlon is the Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast and a CNN political analyst. He is the author of Independent Nation and Wingnuts as well as an editor of the anthology Deadline Artists: America’s Greatest Newspaper Columns. He was chief speechwriter for New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and won the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ award for Best Online Column in 2012. He lives with his wife Margaret Hoover and their two children in New York City.

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Washington's Farewell

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George Washington's Farewell

John Avlon, author of WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL, and editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast, discusses the first president's momentous and prescient farewell address to the nation.

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