Joseph Ellis: "Founding Brothers" (Knopf)

Joseph Ellis: "Founding Brothers" (Knopf)

Historian Joseph Ellis examines the relationships between the men we call "the founding fathers" of our country. His new book sheds light on how our constitution and political systems began not always as well-reasoned and...

Historian Joseph Ellis examines the relationships between the men we call "the founding fathers" of our country. His new book sheds light on how our constitution and political systems began not always as well-reasoned and carefully-planned ideas, but often for more quirky reasons that came out of the friendships and rivalries between Adams, Franklin, Jefferson, Madison, Washington, and others.

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Joseph Ellis

author and historian

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