#1161 Baa Humbug

This week President Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by humanities scholar Clay S. Jenkinson) shares his views about not celebrating Christmas and talks about the Christmases faced by George Washington during 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