American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America
This presentation was in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall at the 3rd annual Gaithersburg Book Festival.
David Stewart talked about his book, American Emperor: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America. In this recounting of the political career of the vice president of the United States who killed a former secretary of the Treasury in a duel, he focused on plans to create an empire on the Gulf of Mexico comprised of America’s western territories. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
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Jud Ashman Founder and Chair Gaithersburg Book Festival
David O. Stewart President Washington Independent Review of Books
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