In this episode of Season 4 of Vital Remnants, McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary Gregg walks readers through the first half of his discussion of Federalist 67-77 and four Anti-Federalist writings in Reflection and Choice: The Federalists, The Anti-Federalists, and the Debate that Defined America, edited by Gary L. Gregg II and Aaron N. Coleman.
Dr. Gregg discusses the Federalist and Anti-Federalists arguments about the nature of presidential leadership, the merits and dangers of a chief executive, and the Electoral College. This is the first of a two-part series on the presidency.Corresponding Reading
Section 12, pp. 451-512 of Gary L. Gregg II and Aaron N. Coleman, Reflection and Choice: The Federalists, The Anti-Federalists, and the Debate that Defined America.
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Host: Dr. Gary L. Gregg II, McConnell Center Director
Producer and Editor: Connor Tracy, McConnell Center SBS Coordinator
Co-Editor: Will Randolph, McConnell Scholar