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May
20
JOSEPH ELLIS
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Wednesday, May 20 at 12pm
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Ellis presents a portrait of one of the most crucial and misconstrued periods in American history: the years between the end of the Revolution and the formation of the federal government— and the four men most responsible—George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison. Luncheon.

Location: Street: University Club of Chicago, 76 E Monroe Street City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Joseph J. Ellis has 3 media appearances.

Jan
9
Joseph Ellis
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 0am
Sep
5
Joseph J. Ellis
Booknotes, Sunday, September 5, 1993
Joseph J. Ellis discusses Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams.

Mr. Ellis discussed the research behind his book, Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams, published by W.W. Norton and Company. Joseph Ellis describes President John Adams as the most under appreciated man in American history. He spoke on his revelations about the nature of the nation's second president unearthed by his study of President Adams' writings and the writings of others, including Adams' interactions with other Founding Fathers in the later years, calling special attention to the retirement years of the former president. (timspalding)… (more)

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Joseph J. Ellis is the Ford Foundation Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College. Educated at the College of William and Mary and Yale University, he served as a captain in the army and taught at West Point before coming to Holyoke in 1972. He was dean of the faculty there for ten years. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with his wife, Ellen, and their three sons. [from Founding Brothers (2000)]
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