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Jon Meacham on Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson

Jon Meacham, editor of Newsweek and author of the best-selling book, American Gospel, and of the Pulitzer Prize-winning American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House talks about the differences and similarities between Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson and the far-reaching legacies of each. Mr. Meacham spoke at Monticello in June 2009 at a gathering of the Monticello Cabinet.

Jefferson and Jackson
and our time

A brief overview of
Andrew Jackson



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