F.H. Buckley has written two books that deal with the Philadelphia Convention, and has read the secondary literature and primary sources on the subject, as well as the revolutionary period in Virginia and the contemporary debates in Britian. For five years has taught a law school course devoted to Madison’s notes on the Convention.
In a screenplay on any historical period, the writer must have a sense of what the characters were thinking and how they interacted. Nothing that is inconsistent with the historical record may be introduced.