#1275 Joseph Ellis

There’s a perfect alignment between Jefferson’s own contradictions and the rest of American history.
— Joseph J. Ellis
Photo by Erik Jacobs

Photo by Erik Jacobs

Clay speaks with Dr. Joseph J. Ellis, author of more than ten books, including American Sphinx, Passionate Sage, and Revolutionary Summer. His forthcoming book is American Dialogue: The Founders and Us.

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What Would Jefferson Do?

Life is the most important of our rights.
— Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by Clay S. Jenkinson

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