King George and the March of Folly
Literature, media and festivals (including Patriots Week) tend to focus on the triumph of the patriots on our side of the Atlantic. But what was going on in London? Leaders who were arrogant, ignorant and vain put the world’s great superpower on the path to disaster. Patriots Week battlefield guide Ralph Siegel stays indoors for once to offer a presentation on England’s “March of Folly” as explained by Barbara Tuchman.