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Rasmussen's Fears of a Setting Sun reviewed in Wall Street Journal

July 12, 2021

Reason,The Wall Street Journal

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Dennis C. Rasmussen

"Fears of a Setting Sun: The Disillusionment of America’s Founders" (Princeton University Press, 2021), written by Dennis Rasmussen, professor of political science, was reviewed in the Wall Street Journal. "The book is gracefully written and fair in its judgments," writes reviewer Barton Swaim. "It’s also timely. There must be few news-following Americans who haven’t wondered over the last year if the United States can stay united for much longer. The founders, too, worried intermittently about dissolution." 

Rasmussen also discussed his book on the Reason video segment "The Founding Fathers Thought America Was Doomed." 

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