American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns : The Suppressed History of Our Nation's Beginnings and the Heroic Newspaper That Tried to Report It. Richard N. Rosenfeld.

American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns : The Suppressed History of Our Nation's Beginnings and the Heroic Newspaper That Tried to Report It

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. 988 pp. with index. Fine in fine dust jacket. Absorbing story of the nation's leading opposition radical newspaper from 1790-1800. Founded and published by Benjamin Bache (Benjamin Franklin's grandson) and William Duane, the publication's avowed object was to keep America's Founding Fathers true to their original mission. To that end Bache and Duane embraced emerging Jeffersonian republicanism, attacked George Washington as an incompetent commander-in-chief and attacked John Adams as a monarchist. Both editors were arrested under the Sedition Acts. Fine / fine. Item #E13526
ISBN: 9780312150525

Price: $18.95

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