Recording begins with final part of a conference talk by John P. Diggins presenting a paper on Hannah Arendt and Charles A. Beard, discussing Alexander Hamilton's views on the French Revolution. Discussant is William Galston from the Roosevelt Center for American Policy Studies. This is followed by Eva Brann responding to Wilson Carey McWilliams's paper, "Civil Religion in the Age of Reason: Thomas Paine on Liberalism, Redemption, and Revolution." Brann then introduces the final discussant [name unintelligible], discussing Tarkov's paper on Alexander Hamilton. Concludes with responses and questions.