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Annapolis native's documentary to air on Maryland Public Television

Annapolis native's documentary to air on Maryland Public Television

Fires blazed. Refugees took to the streets. Washington, D.C., was in a state of panic. Rumors swirled that the Brits were on a mission to capture President James Madison. So Madison and the first lady fled the city. A little town in Maryland became their safe haven. It's a part of history that most people don't know, but Mark Hildebrand does — he filmed a documentary about it. "Brookeville: Capital for a Day" is the story of the only time in history that a president was on the run and was sheltered by Quakers. Produced by Hildebrand, an Annapolis native who now lives in Adelphi, the film documents the historical happenings in Maryland and the...

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