• Joseph Ellis: ‘The Second Founding: Four Men Who Created a Country’
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    Joseph Ellis: ‘The Second Founding: Four Men Who Created a Country’

    [ Applause ]>>Well, good evening. I’m Wendy Lougee, the university librarian and it’s wonderful to see all of you here this evening for a very special and much anticipated evening. This is our third Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture featuring Joseph Ellis. Before we begin the program, I want to thank the Friends of the University Libraries for sponsoring the event. These are our trusted ambassadors helping us to celebrate what the libraries do for learning and how critical we are to the intellectual life of the university. And the generous support of our friends helps us bring these remarkable programs an array of writers and poets and opinion leaders…