beginning with the signing of the declaration of independence or more accurately with the battle of lexington and concord but in your book you take the roots of it back not only to the french and indian war but even in the decade before that and you see the roots of this brewing bifurcation as going back long before there was an actual conflict whereas as you also point out for benjamin franklin well into 1775 he was still hoping for reconciliation with the british empire and that an arrangement could be achieved whereby the united states or what would become the united states and that's an anachronism but where the colonies would become partners with the british motherland in a world empire so i found that really really interesting and i was wondering if you could elaborate on that ache as i think that's also a very fresh approach. >> so yes i do start the story in lexington and concord in before the french and indian war because what i'm trying to get at is this question of what causes a person to turn their back on the country and take arms against it? how are these rebels created? i don't
. >> weren't you just in lexington, kentucky? >> they say why don't more fox people come here. i think next year you have to do it. ainsley as well. >> brian, you are on the road. >> tomorrow i will be in connecticut, pennsylvania, albany new york. i'll meet the girls first. pull them out of college for a little while and vero beach, florida and on to the patriot awards and finish up in alabama and orlando live. >> be there, bye. >> bill: good morning. president biden taking a nose-dive in the polls underwater in every key issue. many americans in the polling think he is asleep at the wheel. i'm bill hemmer, good morning. tuesday. a big day today. hello there. >> dana: i'm dana perino. this is "america's newsroom." yesterday on "the five" with introduced percy the newest member of the family a puppy. he wasn't that well behaved on the five.
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