“Madison’s Hand”: Constitution Day Lecture with Mary Sarah Bilder

For the second installment of the Kinder Institute’s Constitution Week Lecture Series, Boston College Founders Professor of Law Mary Sarah Bilder gave a talk on her recent research into Madison’s Notes on the 1787 Constitutional Convention, which uses digital technologies and rigorous textual analysis to reveal invisible, and previously unsuspected, layers of revision in Madison’s account of the Convention’s charismatic figures, crushing disappointments, and miraculous triumphs.