200 Years ago a Philadelphia newspaper claimed George Washington wasn't the "father of his country." It claimed John Adams really wanted to be king. Its editors were arrested by the federal government. One editor died awaiting trial.
The story of this newspaper is the story of America.
In this monumental story of two newspaper editors whom Presidents Washington and Adams sought to jail for sedition, American Aurora offers a new and heretical vision of this nation's beginnings, from the vantage point of those who fought in the American Revolution to create a democracyand lost.
|Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.32(w) x 9.14(h) x 2.21(d)|
About the Author
Richard Neil Rosenfeld, the son and grandson of printers, was born in Boston in 1941. He is an independent scholar who lives in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He holds degrees from Yale, Columbia, and Boston Universities, is a Councillor at American Antiquarian Society, and is an Associate Fellow at Yale's Timothy Dwight College.