Book Discussion on John Adams and The Spirit of Liberty

Mr. Thompson talked about his book, John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty, published by the University Press of Kansas. The book… read more

Mr. Thompson talked about his book, John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty, published by the University Press of Kansas. The book is about John Adams’s political and constitutional thought, interpreting it within the tradition of political philosophy stretching from Plato to Montesquieu. The author shows how the spirit of liberty animated Adams’s life and reestablishes this forgotten revolutionary as an independent and important thinker. After his prepared remarks he took questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on John Adams and The Spirit of Liberty

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118219-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 7, 1999
Last Aired:
Feb 15, 1999

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  • Jan 07, 1999 | 6:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1999 | 3:12am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 1999 | 2:07pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 1999 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
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