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Joseph J. Ellis has 2 media appearances.

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)
An interview with Joseph Ellis
Charlie Rose, Monday, July 5, 2004
Joseph Ellis

In honor of the 4th of July, a discussion with biographer Joseph Ellis about his book (timspalding)

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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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