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Who would be the people today that we would want to have go to a constitutional convention?

David Rubenstein Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, The Carlyle Group
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What Would the Founders Think of Today's America?

What Would the Founders Think of Today's America?

Show Notes

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson. What were America’s Founders like as individuals? And what would they think of American democracy today? In this lighthearted conversation, National Constitution Center President Jeff Rosen interviews David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group, collector of historic documents, and funder of American cultural and educational institutions. Did you know James Madison was short in stature? Or that John Adams only had one tooth? Rosen and Rubenstein dig into the Founders’ histories and how their Constitutional battles and brilliant ideas shaped America.


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