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Citing President Jefferson's historic battle against the Barbary pirates, Chuck Norris calls for similar action against present-day "sea radicals." Read ...MORE »

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Historian and 2008 National Book Award winner Annette Gordon-Reed writes on CNN.com that recent events involving race, religion, even piracy once again emphasize Thomas Jefferson...MORE »

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Does the 44th share the view of the third? Is the presidency a "splendid misery?" While interviewing President Obama on Face the Nation yesterday, Bob Schieffer mentioned his recent visit to Monticello...MORE »

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... Thomas Jefferson made what's considered to be the first American contribution to vertebrate paleontology. Wired.com has...MORE »

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Though Thomas Jefferson was always reluctant to reveal his religious beliefs in public, today believers and nonbelievers alike often cite his words. Starting April 1, an excerpt from a letter Jefferson wrote on the subject to his nephew will appear on Seattle bus advertisements. A column in...MORE »

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Recently unveiled murals of Monticello and Mount Vernon at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art capture the contradiction found in two slave-owning founders of American freedom. Created by artist Kerry...MORE »

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This weekend, paleontologists finished removing fossilized mammoth bones from a construction site at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. The...MORE »

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Using the ever-curious Thomas Jefferson as a guide, and the story of the moose carcass the then-minister to France had installed in his Parisian residence as a launching pad, author David G. Post explores the "natural history" of the Internet in his new book, ...MORE »

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The American Institute of Architects is recognizing "excellence in architectural advocacy" this week by announcing the winners of the Thomas Jefferson...MORE »

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