Book Discussion on Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello

Andrew Burstein talked about his book Jefferson’s Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello, published by Basic Books. It examined… read more

Andrew Burstein talked about his book Jefferson’s Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello, published by Basic Books. It examined at the private life of America’s third president and more specifically his relationship with one of his slaves, Sally Hemings. The author examined hundreds of Mr. Jefferson’s letters, journals, and personal library to find out more about the beliefs of Thomas Jefferson, private citizen. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2005
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Sep 6, 2005

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  • May 21, 2005 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2005 | 7:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 2005 | 1:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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