The Declaration of Independence with Chris Burkett | Documents and Debates

On the inaugural episode of The American Idea, Jeff is joined by Dr. Chris Burkett, Associate Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program, to talk about the most important American document: the Declaration of Independence. Their wide-ranging conversation will examine the document’s historical context, political theory, and the impact of its Founding principles on the entirety of American history and government.

Host: Jeff Sikkenga

Executive Producer: Greg McBrayer

Producer: Tyler MacQueen