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The Original Argument

The Original Argument

(2011)
The Federalist Papers, Selected and Adapted for Contemporary Americans
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Glenn Beck revisited Thomas Paine's famous pre-Revolutionary War call to action in his #1 New York Times bestseller Glenn Beck's Common Sense. Now he brings his historical acumen and political savvy to this fresh, new interpretation of The Federalist Papers, the 18th-century collection of political essays that defined and shaped our Constitution and laid bare the 'original argument' between states' rights and big federal government--a debate as relevant and urgent today as it was at the birth of our nation.

Adapting a selection of these essential essays--pseudonymously authored by the now well-documented triumvirate of Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay--for a contemporary audience, Glenn Beck has had them reworked into 'modern' English so as to be thoroughly accessible to anyone seeking a better understanding of the Founding Fathers' intent and meaning when laying the groundwork of our government. Beck provides his own illuminating commentary and annotations and, for a number of the essays, has brought together the viewpoints of both liberal and conservative historians and scholars, making this a fair and insightful perspective on the historical works that remain the primary source for interpreting Constitutional law and the rights of American citizens.

 
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Paperback Editions

June 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Original Argument: The Federalists' Case for the Constitution, Adapted for the 21st Century
Author(s): Glenn Beck
ISBN: 1-4516-5061-2 / 978-1-4516-5061-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Threshold Editions
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Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Original Argument: The Federalists' Case for the Constitution, Adapted for the 21st Century
Author(s): Glenn Beck
ISBN: 1-4423-7599-X / 978-1-4423-7599-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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June 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Original Argument: The Federalists' Case for the Constitution, Adapted for the 21st Century
Author(s): Glenn Beck
ISBN: 1-4423-4538-1 / 978-1-4423-4538-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Original Argument: The Federalists'
Author(s): Glenn Beck
Publisher: Threshold Editions
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