Book Discussion on American Creation
Historian Joseph Ellis talked about his book American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic, published by… read more
Historian Joseph Ellis talked about his book American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic, published by Knopf. In it he recounts the founding of the United States and the many struggles and failures that the founders endured to forge together the nation. Joseph Ellis discussed his book with Richard Brookhiser on stage at the New York Historical Society in New York City. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
Richard Brookhiser is the author of books including What Would the Founders Do?: Our Questions, Their Answers, published by Perseus Books Group. close
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