About the Program
Richard Brookhiser is the author of 11 books:
The Outside Story: How Democrats and Republican Re-Elected Reagan (1986); The Way of the WASP (1991); Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington (1996); Rules of Civility: The 110 Precepts that Guided Our First President in War and Peace (1997); Alexander Hamilton, American (1999); America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 (2002); Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, The Rake Who Wrote the Constitution (2003); What Would the Founding Fathers Do?: Our Questions, Their Answers (2006); George Washington on Leadership (2008); Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Conservative Movement (2009); James Madison (2011).
Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor at the National Review, where he's worked since 1977. He had a column at the New York Observer for 20 years, ending in 2007, and currently writes a column for American History. Mr. Brookhiser wrote and hosted PBS documentaries on George Washington and Alexander Hamilton. He also curated an Alexander Hamilton exhibition at the New-York Historical Society in 2004-2005. Mr. Brookhiser was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2008 and the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011.