#1257 Down from the Mountain

Jefferson was a gentleman. Mountains weren’t climbed in his time.
— Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by Clay S. Jenkinson

This week, we speak with Clay about his recent mountain climbing experience and answer listener questions.

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Further Reading

Clay at a scenic view on Mt. Whitney

Not with a Bang, But a Whimper

The Jefferson Watch

Clay writes:

I’ve wanted to climb Mt. Whitney for twenty years or more, but it has never happened, because life kept getting in the way, and I didn’t ever want to do it alone, and not that many people are willing to entertain the thought of climbing straight up for eleven miles.

Read this week's Jefferson Watch essay, "Not with a Bang, But a Whimper."

What Would Jefferson Do?

The national government should only intervene in such affairs if it is constitutionally permitted to intervene.
— Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by Clay S. Jenkinson

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