About the Program
David Howard follows the travels of one of the original fourteen copies of the Bill of Rights. The document was stolen by a unknown Union infantryman from the North Carolina state house near the end of the Civil War. It was later purchased by an Indiana businessman for $5 whose family later sold it 134 years later to an appraiser for $200,000. Howard, details the government's search for the document and it's eventual return to the North Carolina state house. David Howard discusses his book at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC.
David Howard is the executive editor of Bicycling magazine. His writing has appeared in several publications, including National Geographic Adventure, Travel + Leisure, and the New York Times. For more information, visit davidhowardonline.com.
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