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Thomas Jefferson shares his views about not celebrating Christmas. President Jefferson discusses the Christmases faced by George Washington during the the Newburgh Conspiracy, a plan by some Continental Army officers to challenge the authority of the Confederation Congress due to their frustrations with Congress's failure to meet its financial obligations to the military.

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Clay S. Jenkinson's message from Rome in December 2015 to listeners of The Thomas Jefferson Hour.

Further reading:

Newburgh Address

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