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Our unofficial motto here at the Jefferson Library is "A Good Place to Eat," so it seems highly...More >>
As newspapers' budgets, circulations and newsrooms shrink, Gene Policinski of the First Amendment Center takes the opportunity to revisit the Jeffersonian idea of the press as government watchdogs, suggesting that the decline of newspapers and the rise of elMore >>
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Historian and 2008 National Book Award winner Annette Gordon-Reed writes on that recent...More >>
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Today was the grand opening of the new Monticello Visitor Center & Smith Education Center , and...More >>
It has been over two hundred years since President Jefferson sent U.S. Navy ships to the...More >>
Guest commentary It is a rare thing for historians of early American foreign policy to see their...More >>
I feel obliged to inform you, if you didn't already know, that it's Thomas Jefferson's 266th...More >>
Jefferson's got something uncannily insightful to say about everything (or so it seems), so I...More >>
October, 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of Meriwether Lewis 's bizarre death, and oh what a...More >>
In the latest issue of Common-Place ("The Journal We Don't Pay For"), Alison L. LaCroix relates how...More >>



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