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Encore Booknotes: "The Way of the WASP: How It Made America and How It Can Save It...So to Speak"

Richard Brookhiser

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Richard Brookhiser was a guest on Booknotes in 1991 to talk about his book, "The Way of the WASP: How it Made America and How it Can Save It, So to Speak." In the book, Mr. Brookhiser argues that WASPs - White Anglo-Saxon Protestants - formed the American character and says that if we don't preserve WASP ideals, America will lose its way.     

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Richard Brookhiser

Richard Brookhiser is the author of several books, including "Alexander Hamilton, American," "Founding Father" and "Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution."


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