Book Discussion on Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris

Mr. Brookhiser talked about his biography Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution, published… read more

Mr. Brookhiser talked about his biography Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution, published by Free Press. Gouverneur Morris was the one legged colonial aristocrat from New York who drafted the U.S. Constitution at the age of 35, and created the phrase “We the people.” Mr. Morris also helped create the Erie Canal and assisted the French as a diplomat during the French Revolution. After his presentation, Mr. Brookhiser answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris

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Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 5, 2003
Last Aired:
Nov 6, 2011

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  • Jul 05, 2003 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2003 | 10:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 19, 2003 | 10:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Nov 06, 2011 | 4:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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