“A Republic, If You Can Keep It…”

“A Republic, If You Can Keep It…” 1

In 1787, Ben Franklin said that our founders had created “a republic, if you can keep it.” More than a monarchy or dictatorship, a republic depends on the goodwill, patience and shared values among citizens. The events of the past week tested that.

Regardless of your political views, this is an important interview.

Preserving the republic

Source: 60 Minutes

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