Madison's Notes

George Washington and American Honor: A Conversation with Craig Bruce Smith

Dec. 14, 2020

What made George Washington the "greatest man in the world"? What is his legacy outside the United States? What did "honor" mean to America's Founding Fathers, and why was it so important to them? Craig Bruce Smith, author of American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals During the Revolutionary Era, joins the show to answer these questions and others. 

 

American Honor: https://www.amazon.com/American-Honor-Creation-Nations-Revolutionary/dp/1469638835 

 

Craig's piece for The Hill: https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/506980-a-monument-for-the-world 

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