American Democracy in 2018: What Would the Founders Think?

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and Thomas Jefferson united in support of the US Constitution, but they had very different ideas about how to strike the balance between national power and states’ rights, and between direct democracy and checks on the tyranny of the majority. Join David Rubenstein and Jeffrey Rosen for a conversation about the constitutional battles of ideas that shaped America, and how the Founders would view American democracy today.

Festival: 2018

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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