He spoke with David Rubestein in the History Pavilion of the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Joseph Ellis talked about his book, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789, about why America’s newly independent states opted into a centralized government following the American Revolution.
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Joseph J. Ellis Lecturer University of Massachusetts, Amherst->Commonwealth Honors College
David M. Rubenstein Co-Chair National Book Festival
Susan K. Siegel Director Library of Congress->Development Office
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