my favorite anecdote about the Founders

In which Ben Franklin and John Adams sleep together and bicker about whether to keep the widow open. Or, Men of the Enlightenment apply the Faculty of Reason to the Vex’d and Perennial Matter of Bedroom Ventilation:

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About Peter

Associate Dean for Research and the Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life. Concerned about civic education, civic engagement, and democratic reform in the United States and elsewhere.
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