Join host Ray Suarez for a Presidents' Day discussion about the political and personal life of Thomas Jefferson. Whether you think his legacy is admirable or shameful, his impact on American history is undeniable. Thomas Jefferson's presidency his role in establishing America's independence and democracy and his views on slavery ...on the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Joseph Ellis Author American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, Knopf, 1997 Professor of History, Mount Holyoke College Andrew Burstein Author The Inner Jefferson, University of Virginia Press, 1995 Professor of History, University of Northern Iowa Annette Gordon-Reed Author Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy, University of Virgina Press, April 1997 Listeners call in
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