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  • Washington and the Fight for Philadelphia
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    Washington and the Fight for Philadelphia

    Richard Brookhiser addressed the question before George Washington in 1777: Could the British subdue the American rebels by capturing their capital, Philadelphia? It was Washington’s…

    315 views
  • People and Ideas That Shaped Lincoln
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    People and Ideas That Shaped Lincoln

    Panelists talked about the people and ideas that shaped Abraham Lincoln’s political persona. Panelists included Harold Holzer, Ronald White, Richard Brookhiser, and Sidney Blumenthal.

    1,004 views
  • Lincoln and the Founding Fathers
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    Lincoln and the Founding Fathers

    Richard Brookhiser talked about how the ideas of Founding Fathers such as George Washington, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson influenced Abraham Lincoln’s thoughts and policies during the Civil…

    592 views
  • 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…

    1,611 views
  • 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.

    1,012 views
  • After Words with Karl Rove
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    After Words with Karl Rove

    Karl Rove talked about his book, The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters, about William McKinley’s 1896 campaign. Mr. Rove was interviewed by Richard…

    1,703 views
  • Politics of Reconstruction
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    Politics of Reconstruction

    Eric Foner and Richard Brookhiser talked about the process of Reconstruction for both the national and local governments. They spoke about political party divisions of the time and the…

    735 views
  • 2015 Paolucci Book Award
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    2015 Paolucci Book Award

    Richard Brookhiser was awarded the 2015 Paolucci Book Award by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute for his biography, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln.

    700 views
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    Founder's Son

    Richard Brookhiser talked about his book, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln, in which he examines the impact the Founding Fathers had on Abraham Lincoln. In his book, the author reports…

    528 views
  • emThe Way of The WASPem
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    The Way of The WASP

    Mr. Brookhiser talked about his book The Way of the WASP: How it Made America and How It Can Save It...So To Speak, published by Free Press. It is meant to show where America has come from and thereby…

    1,297 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…

    691 views
  • After Words with Brian Kilmeade
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    After Words with Brian Kilmeade

    Co-author Brian Kilmeade talked about the book, George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution, in which he tells the story of the Culper Spy Ring, six…

    965 views
  • William F Buckleys emThe Reagan I Knewem
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    William F. Buckley's The Reagan I Knew

    National Review editors Richard Brookhiser and Richard Lowry and Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell participated in a panel discussion on the publication of William F. Buckley’s final…

    1,259 views
  • After Words with Gautam Mukunda
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    After Words with Gautam Mukunda

    Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter, talked about how we can analyze and identify the best leaders.

    636 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…

    678 views
  • First Among Equals George Washington and the American Presidency
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    First Among Equals: George Washington and the American Presidency

    To mark George Washington’s birthday, the American Enterprise Institute hosted a gathering of political thinkers to consider the presidency and legacy of our nation’s first chief executive. Among…

    527 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…

    2,928 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…

    797 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,…

    1,275 views
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    Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris

    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…

    907 views
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