The Tea Party protests of 1773 were undoubtedly a turning point in American history, but does Philadelphia have a rightful claim on being the starting point of the colonial movement?
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In this commentary, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson of Pepperdine University examines George Washington’s important role in the early years of the American experiment.
George Washington is best remembered as a military leader, Constitutional convention delegate and the first President of the United States. But there was a lot more to Washington than a few legends and talk about his teeth.
How can we reconcile Thomas Jefferson, thinker and revolutionary, with Thomas Jefferson, slave-owner? Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed joined WHYY’s Chris Satullo to discuss the people and stories of Monticello.
Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina joins the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for an animated discussion about which Presidents should be considered “forgotten” for their constitutional legacies.