Book Discussion on John Jay: Founding Father

Mr. Stahr talked about his book John Jay: Founding Father, published by Hambledon and London. Jay was a central figure in the… read more

Mr. Stahr talked about his book John Jay: Founding Father, published by Hambledon and London. Jay was a central figure in the American Revolution and early Republic; a delegate to and president of the Continental Congress; America’s representative in Madrid, Paris and London; Secretary for Foreign Affairs; one of the authors of the Federalist essays; first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; and two-term governor of New York. Mr. Stahr’s book is the first full-length biography to appear in more than 60 years. The author described Jay’s role in events in early American history, including the Revolutionary War, and the writing of the Constitution. Mr. Stahr answered questions from members of the audience after his discussion. close

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Apr 9, 2005
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