1,187May 13, 2013
Book Discussion on Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor
Richard Beeman talked about his book, Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor, in which he explores the political and social landscape of the United States between the meeting of the ...
237Jun 23, 2011
Liberty and Philadelphia
History professors talked about perpetuating a legacy of liberty in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed. They responded to ...
2,115Apr 13, 2011
Book Discussion on 1861: The Civil War Awakening
Adam Goodheart, a Civil War columnist for The New York Times, recounts the first year of the Civil War in 1861. The author examines the revolutionary fervor that ran through the nation prior ...
460May 11, 2010
Book Discussion on Revolutionaries
Jack Rakove talked about his book Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010), which explores how the nation came to be and why the idea of ...
1,526Mar 23, 2009
Book Discussion on Plain, Honest Men
Richard Beeman talked about his book Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution (Random House; March 17, 2009). His book has a day-by-day account of the Constitutional ...
948Jan 8, 2006
Life & Times of Benjamin Franklin
Three of the most prominent recent biographers of Benjamin Franklin participated in a discussion at the National Constitution Center. Jim Lehrer, who wrote The Franklin Affair: A Novel, ...