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Read what Monticello staff members and guest authors have to say about Jefferson, Monticello, and how they experience Jefferson's experiment every day.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »