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  • Alexander Hamiltons Legacy
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    Alexander Hamilton's Legacy

    Richard Brookhiser talked about the life and legacy of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Mr. Brookhiser argued that Hamilton’s economic achievements, including his support for building…

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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights Debate
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    Constitution and Bill of Rights Debate

    Richard Brookhiser talked about the Constitutional Convention and the debate over whether to include a bill of rights in the founding document.

    1,223 views
  • emThe Founders at Homeem
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    The Founders at Home

    Historian Myron Magnet talked about his book, The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, in which he recounts the personal and public lives of America’s founders through an examination of their…

    2,363 views
  • emThe Idea of Americaem
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    The Idea of America

    Gordon Wood talked about his book The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States. He was interviewed by Richard Brookhiser onstage at the New York Historical Society. He also…

    821 views
  • In Depth with Richard Brookhiser
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    In Depth with Richard Brookhiser

    Richard Brookhiser talked about his life and career. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A video clip was shown of Mr. Brookhiser working in his home in New York City…

    3,288 views
  • emAmerican Creationem
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    American Creation

    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…

    959 views
  • emJames Madisonem
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    James Madison

    Richard Brookhiser recounted the life of President James Madison (1751-1836), the fourth American president. The author examined his influence in the framing of the U.S. Constitution,…

    1,352 views
  • emGentleman Revolutionary  Gouverneur Morrisem
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    Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris

    Richard 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…

    1,125 views
  • emAmericas First Dynastyem
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    America's First Dynasty

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  • After Words with Richard Brookhiser
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    After Words with Richard Brookhiser

    Richard Brookhiser was interviewed about his book What Would the Founders Do?: Our Questions, Their Answers, published by Perseus Books Group. He speculated about how the Founding Fathers would…

    377 views
  • Founding Fathers  the American Revolution Pt 3
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    Founding Fathers & the American Revolution, Pt 3

    In conjunction with the opening of the William G. McGowan Theater a group of historians and authors discussed the American founding fathers and their struggle for independence from England. The panel is called…

    281 views
  • Founding Fathers  the American Revolution Pt 2
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    Founding Fathers & the American Revolution, Pt 2

    In conjunction with the opening of the William G. McGowan Theater, a group of historians and authors discussed the American founding fathers and their struggle for independence from England. The panel was…

    347 views
  • Alexander Hamilton and Liberty
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    Alexander Hamilton and Liberty

    The second of three panel discussions examining the life and career of Alexander Hamilton examines Hamilton’s thoughts on liberty, slavery, and religion. After prepared remarks, the…

    446 views
  • emAlexander Hamilton  Americanem
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    Alexander Hamilton, American

    Mr. Brookhiser discussed his book Alexander Hamilton, American, available in paperback from Touchstone, a division of Simon and Schuster, which profiles the life of founding father Alexander…

    408 views
  • InDepth Richard Brookhiser
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    In-Depth: Richard Brookhiser

    Mr. Brookhiser talked about his career and how he changed from writing about U.S. politics to writing biographies of the Founding Fathers. Mr. Brookhiser’s books include: The Outside Story: How…

    307 views
  • emAlexander Hamilton Americanem
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    Alexander Hamilton: American

    Mr. Brookhiser discussed his book Alexander Hamilton: American, published by Free Press. The book examines the life of Alexander Hamilton who wrote several of the Federalist Papers, attended the…

    357 views
  • HamiltonBurr Duel Site
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    Hamilton-Burr Duel Site

    Mr. Brookhiser discussed the background behind the Hamilton-Burr duel, and sang a popular song from the period.

    124 views
  • emAlexander Hamilton Americanem Interview
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    Alexander Hamilton: American: Interview

    Mr. Brookhiser talked about his book, Alexander Hamilton: American, published by Free Press. His book is about the life of Alexander Hamilton, and particularly Hamilton’s experience with…

    257 views