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Interpreting Thomas Jefferson

Charlottesville, Virginia
Friday, February 21, 2014

Arkansas Tech University history professor Carey Roberts delivers a paper from the University of South Carolina’s historian emeritus, Clyde Wilson. Mr. Wilson argues that politicians and statesmen interpret Thomas Jefferson according to their own political purposes. He addresses some of these interpretations, and gives his own take on what Jefferson thought and intended. The Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society hosted this event at the University of Virginia’s Jefferson Scholars Foundation.

Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:17am (ET)

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