#1224 Friends of the Hour

On this episode, listeners call us and ask their questions directly to President Jefferson. The inquiries cover a broad collection of topics: Jefferson's relationship with the press, postage costs during his time, President Andrew Jackson, patents, banking, and a request for advice on getting involved with local government.

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Further Reading:

Clay at Monticello

Performing as Thomas Jefferson

The Jefferson Watch

From Clay:

I am happiest when I am talking with real people in America. I light up during the Q&A sessions of my performances, when I am engaged with some actual American citizen who has a question she or he really wants answered by one of America’s most remarkable individuals.

Read Clay's Jefferson Watch essay, "Performing as Thomas Jefferson."

What Would Jefferson Do?


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