Clay takes us on a road trip to Wyoming to witness the eclipse. Later in the episode, David Nicandri phones in to report on his experience.
In late August, 2017, "The time was out of joint," as Hamlet puts it, and I found myself in the days before the gathering time in Washington, DC, working on something completely unrelated. But when I landed back in Bismarck Saturday evening, on the eve of the eve of the great eclipse, and thought what it would mean to miss such a cosmic moment, I spontaneously threw a sleeping bag and tent into my car and Sunday morning drove off to Wyoming.
Read this week's Jefferson Watch essay, "The Eclipse of Authenticity."