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Creating the Constitution

Is the Constitution of the United States an ideal blueprint for politics in the late twentieth century? Or should we, in the words of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, resist a “complacent belief” in the wisdom of the framers of … Continue reading

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America at the Founding

In the first of two conversations in this edition of Soundings, Lance Banning describes aspects of James Madison’s role in the founding of the American republic. In the second segment [13:50],¬†Stephen Conrad discusses James Wilson, a prominent framer of the … Continue reading

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