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He was the protégé of Franklin, the editor of Common Sense, Washington’s surgeon general, advisor to Merriweather Lewis, and the broker of peace between Adams and Jefferson. Drawing on a trove of previously unpublished letters, bestselling author and journalist Stephen Fried resurrects the story of this significant Founding Father and finally installs Dr. Rush in the pantheon of great American leaders.
About the Author
Stephen Fried is an award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author who teaches at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Pennsylvania.
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