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    Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin Friendship

    Philipp Ziesche, associate editor at Yale University’s Papers of Benjamin Franklin project, talked about the friendship between Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello…

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    Thomas Jefferson's Papers

    J. Jefferson Looney talked about the decades-long project to compile Thomas Jefferson’s correspondence and other papers so that the “Sage of Monticello” will be more accessible to scholars and the public.…

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    Thomas Jefferson and George Washington

    Veteran historical interpreters portraying Thomas Jefferson and George Washington engaged in a conversation about their roles in the Revolutionary War and the constitutional government that followed.…

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    Jefferson, Lafayette and the French Revolution

    Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette -- portrayed by Monticello’s Bill Barker and Colonial Williamsburg’s Mark Schneider-- discussed the French Revolution, the alliance between…

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    Interpreting Thomas Jefferson and Slavery

    Thomas Jefferson interpreter Bill Barker and Monticello’s Historic Interpretation Manager, Brandon Dillard, discused how depictions of both slavery and Jefferson’s life have changed over recent…

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    Gardening at Monticello

    Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, discussed his love of gardening from the West Lawn of Monticello. He talked about his planting methods, experiments, and the enslaved people who tended and…

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    Thomas Jefferson on Declaring Independence

    To mark Patriots' Day, a Massachusetts state holiday commemorating the Battles of Lexington, Concord and Menotomy in April, 1775, Monticello hosted a conversation with President Thomas…

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    Thomas Jefferson - Revolutionary

    Kevin Gutzman talked about his book Thomas Jefferson - Revolutionary: A Radical’s Struggle to Remake America, in which he argues that Thomas Jefferson was a political radical for his time,…

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    Thomas Jefferson and the American West

    This event, held at Thomas Jefferson’s home, ‘Monticello’ in Charlottesville ,VA. featured John Logan Allen, Geography Professor, Univ. of Connecticut Mr.Allen talked about the role President…

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    Madison and Jefferson

    Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg present a dual biography of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson. The authors focus on the third and fourth American presidents' relationship and their affect on the…

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    Monticello Independence Day

    The C-SPAN School Bus visited the 32nd annual Independence Day celebration at the home of Thomas Jefferson in Monticello, Virginia. David McCullough gave the keynote speech at the ceremony…

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    President Jefferson and Women

    Mr. Adams, who is currently working on a book about Thomas Jefferson’s time in France, talked about Jefferson’s relationships with women during his time there between 1784 and 1789.…

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    Washington Journal: Monticello

    In the first of a three-part series, Monticello, the home of President Thomas Jefferson was profiled. In the first segment, Dan Jordan talked about the history of Monticello and Susan Stein provided a…

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    Financial World of Thomas Jefferson

    Professor Herbert Sloan spoke to members of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation about how Thomas Jefferson lost most of his personal assets after he served as president. Professor Sloan authored…

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    The Inner Jefferson

    On the lawn of Monticello, Andrew Burstein spoke about his new book, The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist, which examines President Thomas Jefferson’s private correspondence. He…

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    Clinton Inaugural Tour of Monticello

    Cameras followed Mr. Jordan as he gave a tour of Monticello, the home of former President Thomas Jefferson, to the Clintons and the Gores. The tour happened on the first morning of the four…

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