Book Discussion on The Idea of America

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood presented a series of essays that examines the underpinnings of the American… read more

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood presented a series of essays that examines the underpinnings of the American Revolution. Mr. Wood explored the origins of American exceptionalism, the Founders' belief in the universality of the revolution, and the radicalism of republicanism in the 18th century. Gordon Wood discussed his essays in conversation with author and historian Jay Winik at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on The Idea of America

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 9, 2011
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Aug 20, 2011

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  • Jul 09, 2011 | 7:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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