Around the World in 80 Days, Day 1: How Do We Compare?

In 1831, French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville came to America.  What started as a review of American prisons became an expedition to search out the source of American strength.  He crisscrossed the country scribbling notes of his observations as he went.  The result was his classic (and remarkably still relevant) work Democracy in America.  Tocqueville … Read more