David O. Stewart “American Emperor”

November 9th, 2011

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He was an ambitious politician, but also an accused murderer. He was nearly elected president, but was also put on trial for treason. He deftly avoided taking positions on controversial questions, but would have relished the role of emperor.

David O. Stewart

Aaron Burr was perhaps America’s most bizarre founding father, and is the subject of the new biography “American Emperor” by David O. Stewart.Stewart became intrigued with Burr’s life and exploits, including, apparently, an audacious scheme to divide the nascent United States and become leader of the new nation that would result.

Stewart’s publisher calls this “a rare and eye-opening description of the brand-new nation struggling to define itself.”

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