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Find out what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members and guest bloggers have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.
Helen Cripe, who wrote The Book on Jefferson and all things music, has been hanging out with us at the library for the last month, which has been pretty cool. She's been working on re-configuring her...MORE »
Well, I've missed our President's actual inauguration by several days, but I'd like to belatedly commemorate the occasion by offering an intriguing historical tidbit about - yes! - Jefferson's first...MORE »
Everyone knows that Thomas Jefferson loved wine, but did you know that he also brewed his own...MORE »
In a special commemorative edition of Newsweek, history professor and National Book Award winner Annette Gordon-Reed writes about the founder's vision and how it ultimately led to the election of America's first black president....MORE »
In his inaugural address Tuesday, Barack Obama called on Americans to remain hopeful of America's promise in the face of war and economic...MORE »
One of the best parts about our jobs as librarians is that we run across some wicked-cool bits of information. Ever since first reading Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia, I've been curious about one particular passage (of course, I wonder about these things because I'm a big...MORE »
The sole quotation cited in President Bush’s 13-minute final address to the nation last night was from Thomas Jefferson’s...MORE »
The crew and passengers of the Thomas Jefferson helped rescue more than 50 US Airways passengers stranded in the icy Hudson River after Thursday's plane crash.
"They were cheering when we pulled up," said Capt. Vince Lombardi....MORE »