October 31st: Where Have Our Virtues Gone?

Lou welcomes Richard Raines. a writer and teacher for nearly 20 years, who recently published his first book, “Finding Washington: Why America Needs to Rediscover the Virtues of Her Most Essential Founding Father.”

With all the social, moral, and ethical turmoil in this country, what can Americans learn from George Washington that will help restore the values we hold so dear? In Finding Washington: Why America Needs to Rediscover the Virtues of Her Most Essential Founding Father, Richard Raines masterfully examines George Washington’s life by retelling familiar stories and introducing stories most have never heard. Richard uses these historical accounts to identify virtues displayed by the first president and, through the use of humor, personal anecdotes, and social commentary, walks us through ways to revive these virtues in contemporary society.

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