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Who Were the Founding Fathers' Heroes? with Jeffrey Rosen

This American President

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Episode  ·  39:14  ·  May 21, 2024


Americans often revere the Founding Fathers as heroes, but who were the Founding Fathers' heroes? In this episode, we interview Jeffrey Rosen about how men like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson studied, imitated, and took inspiration from the figures of antiquity. THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS: HOW CLASSICAL WRITERS ON VIRTUE INSPIRED THE LIVES OF THE FOUNDERS AND DEFINED AMERICAhttps://www.amazon.com/Pursuit-Happiness-Classical-Inspired-Founders/dp/1668002477JOIN PREMIUMListen ad-free for only $5/month at www.bit.ly/TAPpremiumFOLLOW USwww.linktr.ee/thisamericanpresidentCREDITSHost: Richard LimProducer: Michael NealArtist: Nip Rogers, www.NipRogers.com

39m 14s  ·  May 21, 2024

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