In a new book, Walter McDougall says that a history of hustling gave America, from the moment of its inception, a great and hungry heart. Thus, America was not just born of revolution — it is one, and it hustles.
Click the "Listen" link to hear Walter McDougall talk about America — the hustler, and his new look at the history of the United States.
Walter A. McDougall, Pulitzer Prize winning professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, author of "Freedom Just Around the Corner: A New American History."
This program aired on May 31, 2004.