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Nash, Natch

I just received a copy of a new monograph by my favorite historian of conservatism, George H. Nash. It’s called Books and the Founding Fathers, and I learned something in its first paragraph:

I wonder how many people know the origin of the phrase the “Founding Fathers.” It seems that the person who coined this term was Warren Harding…

Besides Brookhiser, who knew?

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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