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Events for Tuesday December 15, 2020


The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation, A Conversation with Lynne V. Cheney and Allen C. Guelzo

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Tuesday December 15, 2020
4:30 PM

From a small expanse of land on the North American continent came four of the nation’s first five presidents–a geographic dynasty whose members led a revolution, created a nation, and ultimately changed the world. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe were born, grew to manhood, and made their homes within a sixty-mile circle east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Friends and rivals, they led in securing independence, hammering out the United States Constitution, and building a working republic. Acting together, they doubled the territory of the United States. From their disputes came American political parties and the weaponizing of newspapers, the media of the day. In this elegantly conceived and insightful new book from bestselling author Lynne Cheney, the four Virginians are not marble icons but vital figures deeply intent on building a nation where citizens could be free.

The lecture will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required and is available HERE

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