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John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

In this episode, Dr. Kevin C. Butterfield sits down with author Richard Brookhiser to discuss his newest book, John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court.


Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor of the National Review and the author of twelve books, including Founder's Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, American, and Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. Brookhiser is a graduate from Yale University and has also written for publications such as the New York ObserverThe New Yorker, Cosmopolitan,Commentary and Vanity Fair.


Kevin C. Butterfield is the Executive Director of the Washington Library. He comes to Mount Vernon from the University of Oklahoma, where he served as the Director of the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage and Constitutional Studies Program, holding an appointment as the Wick Cary Professor and Associate Professor of Classics and Letters.