‘Quartet’ of patriots who brought the United States together

Aired: 7/3/2015 | 0:05:10 | Clip
Although it seems inevitable now that after the Revolutionary War, the former colonies would band together to form a nation, at the time, it was far from a foregone conclusion. In his new book, “The Quartet”, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph Ellis examines the four men most responsible for this union. As Independence Day approaches, Ellis sits down for a conversation with Jeffrey Brown.

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