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    • The Framers' Coup

    • The Making of the United States Constitution
    • By: Michael J. Klarman
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 31 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Americans revere their Constitution. However, most of us are unaware how tumultuous and improbable the drafting and ratification processes were. As Benjamin Franklin keenly observed, any assembly of men bring with them "all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests and their selfish views." One need not deny that the Framers had good intentions in order to believe that they also had interests.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best comprehensive history of creation and ratification of Constitution

    • By philip on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $55.99

    • From the Closet to the Altar

    • Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage
    • By: Michael J. Klarman
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Same-sex marriage has become one of the most volatile issues in American politics. But if most young people support gay marriage, and if there are clear indicators that a substantial majority of the population will soon favor it, why has the outcry against it been so strong?

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