Book Discussion on The Inner Jefferson

On the lawn of Monticello, Mr. Burstein spoke about his new book, The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist, which examines… read more

On the lawn of Monticello, Mr. Burstein spoke about his new book, The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist, which examines President Jefferson’s private correspondence. He talked about the many sides of Jefferson’s personality which he only revealed in his private letters, especially in his expressions of his innermost feelings. He also examined how he was a product of the historical period in which he lived. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Inner Jefferson

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Program ID:
73331-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 10, 1996
Last Aired:
Aug 11, 1996

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  • Aug 10, 1996 | 9:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 1996 | 12:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 1996 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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