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Jill Lepore

After the presidential election, five acclaimed writers give their point of view on where America goes now. Jill Lepore takes us back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

As the dust settles after America's most controversial election, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.

In this third programme, the US historian Jill Lepore takes us back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison to explore the purposes of an election.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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