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Explainers

The Misplaced Birthday of President George Washington

The truth behind Washington’s Birthday, President’s Day, Presidents’ Day, or whatever the hell you want to call it, as briefly explained by puppets.

Mike Duncan lives in Madison, Wis. He used to write The History of Rome podcast. Now he writes the Revolutions podcast. Jason Novak is a cartoonist in Oakland, Calif. Backgrounds for the latest “Explainers” edition provided by Gertie Novak, age three. More by Mike Duncan & Jason Novak