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Eric Johnson

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 »

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LAN

Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author of American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, writes in Sunday's...MORE »

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Jefferson Today
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LAN

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 »

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Jefferson Today
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Eric Johnson

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 »

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Chad

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 »

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Chad

The sole quotation cited in President Bush’s 13-minute final address to the nation last night was from Thomas Jefferson’s...MORE »

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Chad
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Chad

Thomas Jefferson was sworn into office as third president of the United States on March 4, 1801: ...MORE »

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Annette Gordon-Reed

On the election of the United States' first African-American president

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Barack Obama's...MORE »

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Julian Bond

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...all men are created equal... —Declaration of Independence, 1776

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