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George Washington immortalized in 'Assassin's Creed III'

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Yeas and Nays,Politics,Jenny Rogers

Creators of video game "Assassin's Creed" have ventured into new territory for its third installment: the Revolutionary War. George Washington plays a starring role, alongside Ben Franklin and other Founding Fathers, in the meticulously researched project. Some liberties were taken -- the young Washington, who in real life was a redhead, is depicted with gray-streaked hair. Says creative director Alex Hutchison: "We did not know how odd it is to see a red-headed George Washington. It was one of those instances where the fiction felt more right than the real version."

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