Jan 25, 2016
"This is a guy who's exceptionally smart and exceptionally confident ..." But is he funny?
The quest to find the funniest president continues with James "Father of the Constitution" Madison! Christian Cotz, the director of education and visitor engagement at Montpelier -- Madison's awesome home in Orange County, Virginia -- helps us answer all the big questions. Could Madison work a room? Was he a straight man for Dolley? And did he ever get tired of the short jokes?
It's a fun and fascinating look at possibly the most important figure in the shaping of the America we know and love.
Music: Hail Columbia, "State and Madison" by Joe Herlihy and his Orchestra, "Dolly Mine" by Luis Russell's Hot Six