After Words

After Words: Richard Brookhiser interviewed by John Splaine

About the Program

In his book "What Would the Founders Do?," Richard Brookhiser explains what the Founding Fathers would have thought about free trade, women’s rights, terrorism, gay marriage, and other modern issues. Mr. Brookhiser writes that the Founding Fathers faced similar public policy questions but approached them from a different moral perspective. Richard Brookhiser is interviewed by John Splaine, emeritus professor of education policy and leadership at the University of Maryland.

About the Authors

Richard Brookhiser

Richard Brookhiser writes for the National Review and does a weekly column for the New York Observer. He is the author of six books on the Founding Fathers.

Program Information

Watch This Program
Watch This Program

Past Airings

  • Sunday, June 4th at 3pm (ET)
  • Sunday, May 28th at 9pm (ET)
  • Sunday, May 28th at 6pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 27th at 9:03pm (ET)
American History TV on C-SPAN3