Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution

E24: John L. Smith, Jr.: The Founding Fathers at Notre-Dame de Paris

July 21, 2019

This week our guest is US Army and US Air Force veteran John L. Smith, Jr. In 1785 Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the Adams children attended a baptism ceremony at Notre-Dame Cathedral. While the new American nation struggled in its earliest years, events such as this reveal how the Old World viewed the New, and what America's place would be on a global stage. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.