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Anna Berkes
The Internet, it seems, is a breeding ground for spurious Jefferson quotations.  I suppose I shouldn't complain about this, since I secretly (okay, it's not a secret now) enjoy hunting the wily Jefferson Quotation.  Most of the time they turn out not to be Jefferson quotations at all.  I will ruminate on that at some future point, but for now I want to highlight an interesting case in point. MORE »
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Anna Berkes
One of our former ICJS fellows alerted us to the following news story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/6332545.stm.  Apparently scientists have found...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
Sometimes we get inexplicable rashes of questions.  There was the "Jefferson wanting Indians to wear pants" one a few weeks ago (which remains unexplicated).  This past week it's been people asking us if Sally Hemings...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
A little birdie told me... On Saturday February 10, Professor Bob Miller will talk about his book, Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny, on Native American Radio Live with host Albert Cata.  Bob will be on the program from...MORE »
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Anna Berkes
Hello World!  This is my first post.MORE »
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Gaye Wilson

It was as important then as today. What to wear? But what if you're a first-time diplomat from a new and unproven nation? And you're sitting for a portrait that...MORE »
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