919Jun 12, 2010
Revolutionary War Panel
Two authors talked about their books about the founding of America in conversation with Gary Johnson.
T.H. Breen is the author of American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the ...
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 ...
85Sep 28, 2006
Mr. DeGioia and Mr. Traynor gave opening remarks at a conference titled “Fair and Independent Courts: A Conference on the State of the Judiciary.” Former Supreme Court ...
416Feb 23, 2002
The Founding Fathers and Federalism
Scholars and authors participated in a forum titled, “Federalism Symposium: A Conversation with Scholars on Our Founding Fathers.” Mr. Will was the facilitator.
463Feb 23, 2001
James Madison's Thinking
Jack Rakove reviewed James Madison’s political career and how his thinking and philosophies developed over time. He also talked about the role of James Madison on the creation of the ...
62Mar 25, 2000
Book Discussion on James Madison: Writings
Mr. Rakove spoke about the book he edited James Madison: Writings, published by the Library of America. The book is a collection of letters, speeches, and essays from the fourth ...
3,125Apr 9, 1999
Life Portrait of James Madison
In the fourth in a series on American presidents, James Madison’s life and career were discussed. Mr. Rakove talked about Madison’s childhood and his education. He took ...
835Mar 6, 1999
Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson
The panel discussed the relationship between Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson. Topics included the social implications of interracial sex in the 18th century, Jefferson’s family, and ...
110Nov 9, 1998
Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 3
Subcommittee members heard testimony from a second panel of legal experts on the history and interpretation of impeachment.
48Nov 9, 1998
Professors McDonald and Rakove discussed the history of the impeachment process. They were scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the constitution. They responded ...
1,341May 28, 1997
Book Discussion on Original Meanings
Professor Rakove talked about his new book, Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution, published by Knopf. The book won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for history ...
148Dec 1, 1987
Religion and the Constitution
This is one session from a larger conference hosted by the American Enterprise Institute on “The Spirit of the Constitution.” Panelists in this session responded to the question ...