Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers

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The tale that began with Founding Fathers continues with this elegant and engaging look at the fractious debates and hard-won decisions that established the blueprint for America. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Joseph Ellis, "Founding Brothers" focuses on a handful of telling moments in the careers of the revolutionary heroes, exploring the disparate forces and fears that motivated them in their monumental task.From the aging Benjamin Franklin's call for an end to slavery, to the sad circumstances surrounding Alexander Hamilton's fatal duel with Aaron Burr, "Founding Brothers" draws on the words of the founders and incisive commentary from leading scholars to paint a compelling portrait of America's origins in personal conflict and compromise.
-- Based on Joseph Ellis' Pulitzer Prize winning book.
-- The sequel to the acclaimed Founding Fathers.
-- A fascinating look at the personal conflicts and compromises that shaped the nation.
-- In-depth analysis of six moments highlight the disparate views of Washington, Burr, Hamilton, Franklin, Adams, Jefferson and Madison.
-- Includes extensive excerpts from the writings, speeches and correspondence of the founding fathers.
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Product details

  • DVD video
  • 137.16 x 190.5 x 33.02mm | 204.12g
  • A & E Home Video
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0767046196
  • 9780767046190