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The Founding Fathers Weigh In On Politics Today

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Between politicians and federal judges, public figures talk a lot about what the Founding Fathers intended in the words they wrote to form the nation. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph J. Ellis joins us to examine the thought processes of Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Adams to shed light on how they might view some of today’s most important questions. Ellis’ new book is called “American Dialogue: The Founders and Us” (Knopf).