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  • Slavery at Thomas Jeffersons Monticello
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    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…

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    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…

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  • Kevin Gutzman Discusses emThomas Jefferson  Revolutionaryem
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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 Hemings Family
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    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.…

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    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…

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  • Thomas Jeffersons Reputation
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    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…

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  • emMost Blessed of the Patriarchsem
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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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  • Thomas Jefferson and Election of 1800
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    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…

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  • Annette GordonReed and Peter Onuf Discuss Thomas Jeffersons Intellect
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    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…

    1,006 views
  • emThomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Piratesem
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    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…

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  • Open Phones with Thomas Jefferson Portrayer
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    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.

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  • Richard Zacks on emThe Pirate Coastem
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    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…

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  • Thomas Fleming on emThe Great Divideem
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    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…

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  • Andrew Burstein on emDemocracys Museem
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    Democracy's Muse

    Andrew Burstein talked about his book Democracy’s Muse: How Thomas Jefferson Became an FDR Liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party Fanatic, All the While Being Dead, in which he looks…

    461 views
  • Discussion on Thomas Jeffersons Union
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    Thomas Jefferson's Union

    Professors Gary Gallagher and Peter Onuf talked about the tenets of federalism and the meaning behind the idea of a union of states from the perspective of President Thomas Jefferson. They spoke about Thomas…

    612 views
  • Discussion on the Election of 1796
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    Election of 1796

    Jeffrey Pasley talked about the creation of American political parties, the issues they disagreed on, and the media wars they waged in 18th century newspapers. The election of 1796 was the…

    428 views
  • Discussion on Thomas Jefferson in France
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    Thomas Jefferson in France

    James Thompson talked about Thomas Jefferson’s political philosophy and how his time in Paris in 1784 affected his way of thinking. Mr. Thompson spoke about the five years when Thomas Jefferson…

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  • emThe Women Jefferson Lovedem
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    The Women Jefferson Loved

    Virginia Scharff recalls the women who influenced President Thomas Jefferson. Ms. Scharff describes how these women affected his private and public worlds, from his mother, wife, and…

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