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'What would the founding fathers think?'

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Jeffrey Rosen and David Rubinstein at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival.
Jeffrey Rosen and David Rubinstein at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival talking about the framers of the Constitution.
Riccardo Savi | The Aspen Institute

While the founding fathers had differences of their own, they might be shocked to know how partisan and uncivilized politics have become.

Jeffrey Rosen and David Rubenstein sat down at this year's Aspen Ideas Festival to talk about the framers of the Constitution, their political differences and how they would view the world today.

 Use the audio player above to listen to the discussion. 

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