Virginia Plan

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Interviews

Kevin Gutzman – 1787 Constitution Convention, Federalists Lied

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In the same hall, eleven years later, men are meeting to discuss the new plan of government, the Virginia Plan as it’s known.  Today is the 19th, so we’re almost three weeks into the discussion over James Madison’s Virginia Plan as offered by Edmund Randolph.  It’s around about this time that the New York delegation has about had it with little Jimmy Madison.  They’re […]

todayJune 19, 2014 3

The Founders

Madison Is Not The Sacred Oracle Of Nullification

James Madison Is Not The Sacred Oracle Of Nullification But Guess Who Is? Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Why should it all just come down to whatever James Madison said?  Madison was just one man after all.  It seems that you would find other opinions on this and other writings and other things that could help flesh out what it was those that framed the Constitution, and the framers of […]

todayJanuary 15, 2014 1

The Founders

How Did The United States Go From Articles Of Confederation To Constitution?

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Well, the Articles of Confederation was most certainly and positively just that. It was a compact. By definition and description it was a confederation, meaning it was a federation of states or political entities that decided, for some express purposes, they needed to confederate together in order to have a better life and existence here after the Revolutionary War. Check out today’s transcript for […]

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Transcripts

Stop The Spread Of American Mythology By Studying Her History

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – But this urban legend that is creeping in about what the commissioners were sent and the delegates were sent to do in Philadelphia, this has got to stop. This is coming from some guy named Rob Natelson, who has allegedly researched this. Apparently he hasn’t actually read any of the commission statements. If you read the commissions, I don’t see how you can take […]

todaySeptember 13, 2013 1

Transcripts

Interview With Kevin Gutzman

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In other words, Washington did what Washington always did. He pretended like he didn’t want to be there and he didn’t want anything to do with the proceedings and he just happened to be nominated for this grand position. Then, as he always did, he executed his task with historical flair and brilliance. To talk about this and to help flesh it out and […]

todayMay 28, 2013 3

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