Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor who Became a Founding Father

Image of Stephen Fried and Rush Book Cover
Event Time
7:30 PM

Sperber Community Library

AJU's Familian Campus

15600 Mulholland Drive
Bel Air, 90077 

Event Details

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 Drawing on a trove of previously unpublished letters, bestselling author and journalist Stephen Fried resurrects the story of this significant Founding Father and finally installs Dr.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.

Presented with Jewish Book Council

Event Contact
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Whizin Center for Continuing Education
Phone Number
(310) 440-1572
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