The Life of Jane Randolph Jefferson

Priscilla Randolph, a relative of Thomas Jefferson, talked about Jefferson’s mother, Jane Randolph Jefferson. She gave some… read more

Priscilla Randolph, a relative of Thomas Jefferson, talked about Jefferson’s mother, Jane Randolph Jefferson. She gave some facts about Jane Jefferson including her parents' occupations, her marriage to Peter Jefferson, and her giving birth to ten children. She spoke about Thomas Jefferson’s letters which implied a callousness towards his mother. She compared his relationship to his mother to the relationship of the American colonies to Great Britain, in that Jefferson wanted to be free from his mother’s control just as the colonies wanted to be free from Great Britain’s control. Following her remarks, Ms. Randolph took questions from the audience. close

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The Life of Jane Randolph Jefferson

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Program ID:
122097-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 31, 1999
Last Aired:
May 14, 2006

Airing Details

  • Mar 31, 1999 | 5:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 1999 | 1:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 1999 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2003 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 24, 2003 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 25, 2003 | 7:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 09, 2006 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2006 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2006 | 7:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2006 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2006 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2006 | 7:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 14, 2006 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 14, 2006 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 14, 2006 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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