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Anna Berkes

Hot off the press (almost) from another of our former ICJS fellows, Jeff Matsuura, is...MORE »

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Anna Berkes

One of our alert former fellows brought Hillary Clinton's quotation of Jefferson during her recent Secretary of State confirmation hearings to my attention.  Of course I can't help...MORE »

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Anna Berkes

I've just laboriously sussed out the farthest points north, south, east and west Jefferson ever traveled and put it up on the Encyclopedia here.  I find this handy when people ask us if,...MORE »

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Anna Berkes

After a long, ridiculous search that made my head hurt real bad, I made a discovery that I hope will save many people from similar experiences: the nice people at Swem Library at the College of William and Mary have put Jefferson's...MORE »

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Anna Berkes
I have a new book in my sights - Robert Wright's One Nation Under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of What We Owe (McGraw-Hill, 2008).   One of our house interpreters discovered Wright's work a few years ago and ever since it's been an ongoing quest to acquire everything Robert...MORE »
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Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
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Anna Berkes

Well, A Summary View is away for Christmas, but in our absence, we invite you to have a gander (ha ha!) at our Christmas article in...MORE »

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Anna Berkes

Good thing I know somebody with a subscription to American Scientist, otherwise I would never have found out that Keith Thomson (another friend of ours and former ICJS...MORE »

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Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
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Anna Berkes

Our good friend Sandra Rebok has an article in the newest Virginia Magazine of History and Biography: "Englightened Correspondents: The Transatlantic Dialogue of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander von...MORE »

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Anna Berkes

I know: again with the quotations!  We are experiencing a strange swell in quotation questions, however, so it's pretty much all I have to talk about these days.  There's one in particular that is bugging me, so I thought I'd throw it out to our 6 loyal readers in case there's a chance others...MORE »

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Anna Berkes

Leonard Sadosky (former ICJS fellow) does Susan Dunn's Dominion of Memories:...MORE »

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