James Madison: Father of American Politics


Richard Brookhiser

February 4, 2011  |  First Principles on First Fridays



Richard Brookhiser went to work for National Review full time in 1977, and has been there ever since. He has written for many other magazines, including The New York Observer and The Atlantic Monthly. In 1996, he published his first biography, Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. Most recently, he is the author of Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Conservative Movement. He is currently writing a biography of James Madison.