Q&A: Meet the artist - David Best


Indianapolis historical researcher David Best will portray George Washington in the program, ''George Washington: The Man and the Myth,'' Feb. 16 at the Johnson County Museum of History. SUBMITTED PHOTO

From the time most Americans are in elementary school, they learn about the legend of George Washington.

They know the story of the cherry tree, how he could not tell a lie and how he had wooden teeth. He was the savior of the American Revolution and is immortalized in monuments, in names of places and on the dollar bill.

But there’s so much more to the real man. That’s what drives David Best to help spread the truth behind the life of Washington, as well as other great men such as Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette.

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