Filter by

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 142 Show 100
  • emJeffersons Daughtersem
    Last Aired

    Jefferson's Daughters

    Villanova University history professor, Catherine Kerrison, explored the lives of Thomas Jefferson’s daughters, Martha and Maria Jefferson, as well as Harriet Hemings, born into slavery at…

    311 views
  • Jeffersons Bible
    Last Aired

    Jefferson's Bible

    The work of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History Paper Conservation Laboratory project to preserve the “Jefferson Bible” was shown. In his retirement years Thomas Jefferson…

    1,112 views
  • Slavery at Thomas Jeffersons Monticello
    Last Aired

    Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

    Christa Dierksheide, Gardiner Hallock, and Steve Light showed some of the renovations taking place to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation was renovating the south wing of…

    1,956 views
  • QA with Gordon Wood
    Last Aired

    Q&A with Gordon Wood

    Historian Gordon Wood discussed his book, Friends Divided, about the relationship and differing political views of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

    1,343 views
  • Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase
    Last Aired

    Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

    Professor Gene Smith talked about Thomas Jefferson’s challenges with the Louisiana Purchase Treaty. He discussed Jefferson’s concerns over whether it was unconstitutional, the resistance from the…

    792 views
  • emThe Hemingses of Monticelloem
    Last Aired

    The Hemingses of Monticello

    Annette Gordon-Reed talked about her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (W.W. Norton; September 17, 2008), and how she came to write it. She responded to audience…

    571 views
  • emJeffersonem
    Last Aired

    Jefferson

    Professor John Boles talked about his book Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty, in which he recalls the life of Founding Father Thomas Jefferson, from his formative years in Virginia…

    496 views
  • Kevin Gutzman Discusses emThomas Jefferson  Revolutionaryem
    Last Aired

    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,…

    1,100 views
  • Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings Family
    Last Aired

    Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings Family

    Annette Gordon-Reed talked about Thomas Jefferson and his relationship with the enslaved Hemings family, whom he owned. She focused on Sally Hemings, with whom Jefferson supposedly had six children.…

    800 views
  • emJefferson and Hamiltonem
    Last Aired

    Jefferson and Hamilton

    John Ferling, professor emeritus of history at the University of West Georgia, talked about his book, Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged A Nation, in which he examines the political…

    1,478 views
  • Thomas Jeffersons Reputation
    Last Aired

    Thomas Jefferson's Reputation

    Author Robert McDonald talked about Thomas Jefferson as a polarizing figure, and described how Jefferson’s actions and writings led him to be both revered by his contemporaries and…

    834 views
  • emMost Blessed of the Patriarchsem
    Last Aired

    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book "Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual…

    840 views
  • emAstoriaem
    Last Aired

    Astoria

    Peter Stark, correspondent for Outside magazine, talked about his book, Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire - A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival, in which he…

    1,384 views
  • emMost Blessed of the Patriarchsem
    Last Aired

    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    Annette Gordon Reed and Peter Onuf spoke about their book, Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination. They spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction…

    631 views
  • Thomas Jefferson and Election of 1800
    Last Aired

    Thomas Jefferson and Election of 1800

    Andrew O’Shaughnessy talked about the election of 1800 and Thomas Jefferson’s “peaceful revolution.” He argued that the election was one of the most toxic in U.S. history and that it relied…

    1,340 views
  • Annette GordonReed and Peter Onuf Discuss Thomas Jeffersons Intellect
    Last Aired

    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual…

    1,550 views
  • emThomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Piratesem
    Last Aired

    Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

    Brian Kilmeade talked about his book Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, which he co-wrote with Don Yaeger. In the book, the authors examine President Thomas Jefferson’s efforts to thwart…

    1,776 views
  • Open Phones with Thomas Jefferson Portrayer
    Last Aired

    Open Phones with Thomas Jefferson Portrayer

    Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, responded to viewer comments and questions about colonial politics. He was interviewed while on the C-SPAN Bus at Colonial Williamsburg.

    447 views
  • Richard Zacks on emThe Pirate Coastem
    Last Aired

    The Pirate Coast

    Richard Zacks talked about his book The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, The First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805, published by Hyperion. In his book he recounted Thomas Jefferson’s…

    527 views
  • Thomas Fleming on emThe Great Divideem
    Last Aired

    The Great Divide

    Historian Thomas Fleming talked about his book The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined A Nation, in which he examines the differences of political…

    1,143 views
  • Load 20 More