Vital Remnants
Vital Remnants
Jun 1, 2022
5.11 The Roots of American Order | The Declaration and the Constitution with Dr. Michael Federici
Play • 1 hr 9 min

McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary Gregg and Dr. Michael P. Federici, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Middle Tennessee State University, explore the two foundational documents of the American founding period and discuss the nature of America's political order.

Corresponding Reading 

Chapter 11, pp. 393-440 of Russell Kirk, The Roots of American Order

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  • Host: Dr. Gary L. Gregg II, McConnell Center Director
  • Guest: Dr. Michael Federici, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Producer and Editor: Will Randolph, McConnell Scholar 
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