American Dialogue: The Founders and Us by Joseph J. Ellis

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Bookcover for American Dialogue by Joseph J. Ellis

Monday, February 3 through Friday, February 14, 2020. Read by Jim Fleming

(Knopf; ISBN-10: 0385353421)

Joseph J. Ellis focuses the conversation on the often-asked question “What would the Founding Fathers think?” He examines four of our most seminal historical figures through the prism of particular topics, using the perspective of the present to shed light on their views and, in turn, to make clear how their now centuries-old ideas illuminate the disturbing impasse of today’s political conflicts.

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