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Anna Berkes

An interesting work just arrived: Genius Genes: How Asperger Talents Changed the World, by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O'Brien (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2007). Chapter 4 features an "examination" of Our Man Jefferson, in support of the hypothesis that he had Asperger's...MORE »

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Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
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LAN

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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Anna Berkes

Just crossed our desk from our neighbors at the Fluvanna County Historical Society:

We will have a lecture on Sunday, March 1 at 3pm at the Historic Courthouse in Palmyra with Alan Pell Crawford and...MORE »
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Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
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Anna Berkes

In honor of Presidents' Day, I tried really hard to think of some Abraham Lincoln-themed material for this post, but the best I could come up with was a blurb about a work of fiction set during George Washington's presidency.

Over Christmas I finally finished a book that I'd been serially...MORE »

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Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
Author: 
Anna Berkes

Just received:

The Art and Science of William Bartram, by Judith Magee (published in a...MORE »

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Gardens
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LAN

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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Anna Berkes

I'd like to draw your attention to the new trailer that's been put up on our website that previews the new film produced for the new Visitors Center.  It's even got an explosion.

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Anna Berkes

Now that George Washington has had his makeover, it's Martha's turn. Forensic anthropologists have done an age regression on Martha Washington based on a 1796 portrait, and the news...MORE »

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A Summary View, Research
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LAN

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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Anna Berkes

The Library of Virginia announced in its latest e-newsletter that they have launched two (2) shiny new websites. The new main library website is at...MORE »

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A Summary View, Research

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