3,983Dec 7, 2009
Aristocracy and the Founders
Historian Gordon Wood talked about the Founding Fathers' attitudes and beliefs about aristocracy in America, where “titles of nobility” are prohibited by the Constitution, but where ...
1,438Sep 25, 2009
Book Discussion on Civil War Wives
Carol Berkin talked about her book Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant (Knopf; September 8, 2009). In the book, she ...
1,118Jul 11, 2004
Hamilton-Burr Duel Panel Discussion
On its 200th anniversary the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr was re-enacted at its site in Weehawken, New Jersey. A panel of authors discussed the event and the men ...
139Mar 31, 2004
History of Women's Rights in America
Panelists discussed the history of women’s rights in America and abroad. They talked about the historical and current roles of women in societies around the world. Panelists also ...
1,064Nov 13, 2002
Book Discussion on A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution
Carol Berkin discussed her book A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution, published by Harcourt. The book relates the story of the summer of 1787, when a group of men ...
12Sep 25, 2002
Political Book Fair
In an interview, Ms. Berkin talked briefly about the U.S. Constitution and the constitutional convention. She is the author of A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American ...