2018

#1305 Wine and Welshmen | Blog | Download

Jefferson answers inquiries about wine, Welsh “Indians,” repairing friendships, and the idea that “the rain follows the plow.”

Setting Precedents | WWTJD?

#1304 To France | Blog | Download

We discuss Jefferson’s time as Minister to France from 1784 to 1789.

Illuminati and Freemasons | WWTJD?

#1303 Can We Talk?

#1302 Alarm Poll

#1301 Farewell Address

#1300 Better Arguments

#1299 Jefferson's Mistakes

#1298 As Requested

#1297 While You Were Away

#1296 Mil

#1295 Too Né

#1294 Judicial Responsibility

#1293 4th of July

#1292 Common Sense

#1291 Circumstances

#1290 Adjustments

#1289 Jefferson's Vision

#1288 Truth Matters

#1287 The Hardest Job

#1286 First Family (Part Two)

#1285 First Family (Part One)

#1284 Foreign Policy

#1283 The General Welfare

#1282 The Map

#1281 Unanswered Questions

#1280 Tomatoes

#1279 The Art of the Letter

#1278 Adams, Bees and Guns

#1277 Gerrymandering

#1276 Revolutionary Summer

#1275 Joseph Ellis

#1274 The Classics

#1273 Three Friends

#1272 Raleigh

#1271 Current Events

#1270 Total Extirpation

#1269 Mrs. Smith

#1268 Peaceful Transition

#1267 Fiction or Non

2017

#1266 Looking Back at 2017

#1265 Christmas 2017

#1264 Representation

#1263 Jefferson's Travels

#1262 The Final Years (Part Three)

#1261 Jefferson's Table

#1260 The Final Years (Part Two)

#1259 The Final Years (Part One)

#1258 Dissent is Essential

#1257 Down from the Mountain

#1256 Last Refuge

#1255 Show Mister Jefferson

#1254 Magic of the Word

#1253 Second Term

#1252 Mildness & Amenity

#1251 Checks & Balances

#1250 Totality

#1249 Amor Patriae

#1248 Private Thoughts

#1247 On My Doorstep

#1246 Special Places

#1245 This Thing of Darkness

#1244 A Free Nation

#1243 Mister President

#1242 Inside the White House

#1241 4th of July

#1240 Becoming President

#1239 Original Argument

#1238 Presidential Decorum

#1237 More Listener Letters

#1236 Listener Letters

#1235 American Character

#1234 Jefferson's Talents

#1233 Neither Wolf Nor Dog

#1232 Listener Questions

#1231 Jefferson's Garden

#1230 Judgment

#1229 Vice President

#1228 Budgets

#1227 The Missing Book

#1226 American Happiness

#1225 Liberty’s First Crisis

#1224 Friends of the Hour

#1223 The Logan Act

#1222 First Retirement (Part Two)

#1221 The First 100 Days

#1220 First Retirement (Part One)

#1219 Inauguration, Then & Now

#1218 Two Parties

#1217 Secretary of State (Part Two)

#1216 Secretary of State (Part One)

#1215 When in Rome

#1214 Remembering 2016

#1213 Jefferson Christmas

#1212 Questions from Maryland

#1211 Constitution Day in Maryland

#1210 Optimistic Revolution

#1209 Trial by Jury

#1208 We Have Voted

#1207 1800 & 2016

#1206 Save the Republic (Part Two)

#1205 Save the Republic (Part One)

#1204 The Minimum

#1203 Benjamin Franklin’s Visit

#1202 Income Inequality (Live in Fargo, ND)

#1201 Religion (Live in Fargo, ND)

#1200 Our Republic

#1199 America First

#1198 Winners & Losers

#1197 Load the Pipes

#1196 Jefferson 113

#1195 Jefferson 112

#1194 Jefferson 111

#1193 What They Said

#1192 Catherine & the Classics

#1191 A Bleak Moment

#1190 Jefferson's Daughters

#1189 Park Centennial

#1188 4th of July

#1187 What Would Jefferson Say?

#1186 Palladio & Paris

#1185 Doctor Beltramini

#1184 Notes on the State of Virginia (Part Two)

#1183 Jefferson 109

#1182 Listener Questions

#1181 Too Much Freedom?

#1180 Productivity & History

#1179 Live in Norfolk (Part Two)

#1178 Live in Norfolk (Part One)

#1177 Are You Jefferson?

#1176 Jefferson Answers

#1175 Pell-Mell Again

#1174 Jefferson 108

#1173 Becoming Jeffersons People (Part Two)

#1172 Becoming Jeffersons People (Part One)

#1171 Jefferson 107

#1170 Jefferson 106

#1169 Crockett Middle School

#1168 Job Interview

#1167 Jefferson 105

#1166 Jefferson 104

#1165 Jefferson 103

#1164 Jefferson 102

#1163 Jefferson 101

#1162 A New Year

#1161 Baa Humbug

#1160 Enlightenment

#1159 The Glier Violin

#1158 The Cause of Civilization

#1157 Hamilton 101

#1156 Founding Ideals

#1155 Population

#1154 Pitts in Paris

#1153 Guns and Militia

#1152 John Ragosta (Part Two)

#1151 John Ragosta (Part One)

#1150 Natural Resources

#1149 Presidents in Petticoats

#1148 Listener Questions

#1147 Usufruct

#1146 Crisis and Leadership

#1145 Williamsburg

#1144 Grace Beeby

#1143 Military Engagements

#1142 Space

#1141 Magna Carta

#1140 Back in the Barn

#1139 Michael Kranish

#1138 Jefferson & Literacy

#1137 Women and Lewis & Clark

#1136 4th of July

#1135 Carbon

#1134 Hannah & Mercy

#1133 Water

#1132 Jefferson & Libraries

#1131 Fame and Public Attention

#1130 National Parks

#1129 Jenkinson in Radford (Part Two)

#1128 Jenkinson in Radford (Part One)

#1127 Reading

#1126 Art of Writing

#1125 All Jenkinson

#1124 All Jefferson

#1123 New Agrarians

#1122 Craftsmanship

#1121 Zealot

#1120 Sketch of the Sciences

#1119 An Infinite Capacity

#1118 Mister Rudisin

#1117 Lochsa Lodge

#1116 To Live Deliberately

#1115 Outer Banks Dinner

#1114 Dinner for Five

#1113 A Factional Animal

#1112 About Farmers

#1111 Rome

#1110 Holiday Memories

#1109 Letter to Grandson

#1108 Margaret Bayard Smith

#1107 Wollstonecraft

#1106 No Women

#1105 Norfolk Asks

#1104 Finding Biographies

#1103 At the Table

#1102 Norfolk

#1101 The Effect of News

#1100 The Goodness of Humans

#1099 Telluride

#1098 The Next Question Is

#1097 TJ & TR

#1096 Astoria

#1095 Rudiments of Grammar

#1094 If Men Were Angels

#1093 Odyssey March

#1092 The Roosevelts

#1091 Gardens

#1090 Post and Punctuation

#1089 Explorers

#1088 Nootka Sound

#1087 Who Are the Americans?

#1086 A Loyal Subject

#1085 Meet Mister Jefferson

#1084 Man Behind the Myth

#1083 Jefferson's Education

#1082 Academic Village

#1081 The Best of Jefferson

#1080 Athenian Constitution

#1079 Clark, Cook and Lewis

#1078 Enlightenment

#1077 War and Diplomacy

#1076 Start the Revolution

#1075 Violence

#1074 Our Only Oracle

#1073 Footbaths

#1072 Jefferson and Medicine

#1071 Paris Hotels

#1070 Jefferson and Madison

#1069 Jefferson the Libertarian

#1068 Crime and Punishment

#1067 People or Laws

#1066 Mister Nolan

#1065 Strange Weather

#1064 Evolution and Style

#1063 Franklin

#1062 Leo, Cato and Lewis

#1061 Museums and Slavery

#1060 Rewrite

#1059 Tolerance and Freedom

#1058 Renovations

#1057 Budgets

#1056 Jefferson on Christmas

#1055 Mister Burr

#1054 Parliament or Not

#1053 Rules of Congress

#1052 News Conference (Part Two)

#1051 News Conference (Part One)

#1050 Founding Fathers

#1049 Return to Paris

#1048 Redistribution

#1047 A Day in the Life

#1046 A Man of His Times

#1045 Leith

#1044 Interventions

#1043 School at Home

#1042 Hamiltonian or Jeffersonian

#1041 Madam I Blush

#1040 The Women Jefferson Loved

#1039 Lewis on the Couch

#1038 State of Mind

#1037 Government, Farms and Food

#1036 Wine

#1035 Regrets

#1034 Intellectual Property

#1033 Charles Willson Peale

#1032 Publishing and Quotations

#1031 Childhood and Nature

#1030 Society and Education

#1029 Enlightenment Science

#1028 So Much to Know

#1027 Higgledy-Piggledy

#1026 Writing Styles

#1025 Political Process

#1024 Etiquette

#1023 Human Progress

#1022 Boston

#1021 Military Complex

#1020 Archaic and Evil

#1019 Call Me Citizen

#1018 Secular Societies

#1017 Lesser Known

#1016 Up the Missouri

#1015 Interview

#1014 Privacy

#1013 Boundaries of Authority

#1012 War in Virginia

#1011 Of Historical Significance

#1010 Church and State

#1009 Quotable

#1008 Commonwealth

#1007 The Art of Power (Part Two)

#1006 The Art of Power (Part One)

#1005 In Review 2012

#1004 It Came to Pass

#1003 The Bell Doth Toll

#1002 Letter to Cartwright

#1001 I Think Not

#1000 A Mark of Liberty

#999 Anti-Science

#998 Interchange of Sentiments

#997 Dinner, Rights and Slavery

#996 Round Two

#995 Letters, Books and Honey

#994 The Dark Side

#993 Decalogue Revisited

#992 Pursuit of Happiness

#991 Books and Letters

#990 Civics

#989 Faith in Government

#988 Political Faith

#987 At the Barn

#986 Character and Compromise

#985 Personal Liberty

#984 Taxes

#983 We Do Not Know

#982 Unelected Officials

#981 Dear Thomas

#980 Dave Thompson

#979 Wound on My Spirit

#978 Fourth of July 2012

#977 Transit Report

#976 Lewis Book Redux

#975 The Barton Book

#974 The Jefferson Truths

#973 Transit of Venus

#972 Jefferson's Second

#971 Constitution Redux

#970 Randolph Letter

#969 Listener Questions

#968 A New Constitution

#967 Lewis Book (Part Two)

#966 Lewis Book (Part One)

#965 Young Jefferson

#964 Religious Freedom

#963 Inconsistencies

#962 Founding Farmers

#961 Information Age

#960 Historical Witness

#959 Hitchens (Part Two)

#958 Hitchens (Part One)

#957 Letters to Madison

#956 True or False

#955 Poverty and Freedom

#954 Paris

#953 Conversations 2011

#952 Fifty-Two Weeks

#951 President's Choice

#950 Liberty and Freedom

#949 Occupy Washington

#948 Jefferson Was Right

#947 Jeffersonian America

#946 Humble Pie

#945 Buy My Book

#944 Nerburn

#943 Diffuse the Population

#942 Don't Call Me Teddy

#941 Will of the People

#940 Alexander Hamilton v. Thomas Jefferson

#939 Crusoe Revisited

#938 Untrammeled Economy

#937 End of the Summer 2011

#936 Forces of Nature

#935 A Modest Farm

#934 The Lewis and Clark Trail

#933 The Letters (Part Two)

#932 The Letters (Part One)

#931 A Constitutional

#930 Major Baran

#929 Pay For It

#928 Jefferson's Advice

#927 Gentleman and Scholar

#926 The Declaration

#925 Nicandri and Jefferson

#924 Nicandri

#923 England

#922 Off to Sea

#921 Needs of Man

#920 Jefferson's Dream

#919 The Humanities

#918 Northwest Ordinance

#917 Jefferson's Bible

#916 Hamiltonians

#915 TJ & TR

#914 The Lost Books

#913 Three in Time

#912 Silicon Valley

#911 Natural Rights

#910 Many Questions

#909 Alf Mapp

#908 Nullification

#907 Thoughts on Mister Lewis

#906 The Rights of Man

#905 Adams and Jefferson

#904 Civility

#903 Great Eight

#902 Tabula Rasa

#901 Lakota Language

#852 New Years

#851 It Came to Pass

#850 Perilous Liberty

#849 Liberty & Equality

#848 Inequality of Income

#847 William Chrystal

#846 Honest Disagreements

#845 Election

#844 Facebook

#843 Number 45

#842 Sevareid Symposium

#841 Revolution 1800

#840 Tea Party

#839 Education

#838 Global Relations

#837 Misquoted

#836 Sevareid

#835 August 18th

#834 Mosque

#833 Constitutional Amendments (Part Two)

#832 Constitutional Amendments (Part One)

#831 Jefferson & Jesus

#830 In the Garden

#829 Back From Greece

#828 Needs & Wants

#827 Greece

#826 2nd & 4th

#825 Where We Are

#824 Listener Questions, December 2003

#823 Update

#822 Nekoma

#821 A Gentleman's Books

#820 Tribal Natures

#819 The Classics

#818 A Great Purchase

#817 In Moderation

#816 Surf's Up

#815 If We Did Those Things

#814 Schoolbooks

#813 The 10th Is Clear

#812 Adam's Apple

#811 France & England

#810 Metaphysics

#809 Call Me

#808 Michael Kranish

#807 Flight From Monticello

#806 Gardens and Burr

#805 Haiti

#804 In Our Time

#803 A New Year

#802 Fleming on Jefferson

#801 Intimate Lives

#800 Yankees

#799 More Time

#798 Three Stories

#797 Allegations

#796 In Defense Of

#795 Affair of Honor

#794 Jefferson's Bible

#793 Adam and Eve

#792 Answering Mail

#791 What You Said

#790 McGovern

#789 Jeffersonland

#788 Debt

#787 Read More

#786 Future of Democracy

#785 Tree of Liberty

#784 Education & Health

#783 Favored Son

#782 Saved From the Fire

#781 Alaska

#780 Utopia

#779 Cicero

#778 Cities

#777 Yes to Bonsai

#776 Barns & Parks

#775 War and Peace

#774 Oil and Slavery

#773 Sounds of Discovery

#772 From Norway

#771 Colorado

#770 Sine Wave

#769 Symposium

#768 Humans & Nature

#767 Pirates & Treaties

#766 Adam Smith

#765 Everything Is Food

#764 Walden

#763 Return to Monticello

#762 The State of Jefferson

#761 The Long Now

#760 Felons and iPods

#759 Priestley

#758 Chain of Being

#757 Naperville

#756 A Day in Washington

#755 Jefferson's Review

#754 Public Perceptions

#753 This Occasion

#752 Inaugural

#751 In Review

#750 New Years Days

#749 Christmas Past

#748 O Canada

#747 Transitions

#746 Common Sense

#745 Harvest Festival

#744 Electoral College

#743 Central Bank

#742 Words & Pictures

#741 Election Week

#740 Democracy & Media

#739 Gift Books

#738 Candidate Jefferson

#737 A Magic Hand

#736 Physiocrats

#735 TR

#734 Prejudice & Parties

#733 Never Been Born

#732 China

#731 Influential Books

#730 Oppenheimer

#729 Public Works

#728 Hornworms

#727 Fake Humanitarian

#726 The Nature of War

#725 Guns

#724 Patriotism

#723 Foreign Affair

#722 Presidential Legacy

#721 Abigail Adams

#720 Civility

#719 To Germany

#718 Thumbs Up

#717 Enemies & Friends

#716 Opposites

#715 After Midnight

#714 One Fine Day

#713 Meadowlarks

#712 Constitution 102

#711 Constitution 101

#710 Dispossession

#709 Jefferson's Draft

#708 Economics

#707 Stateside

#706 Relevance

#705 Necessary Bloodletting

#704 Dinner for Five

#703 Empty Prairie

#702 Water & Wine

#701 Peoria

#700 Lamentations

#699 Latin

#698 Christmas Resolution

#697 Dirty Politics

#696 Reactions

#695 Gim-Cracks

#694 Rewrite

#693 Candidates

#692 Presidential Qualifications

#691 35 Words

#690 Qualities of a Good Citizen

#689 Most Jeffersonian Presidents

#688 Chapter Two

#687 Chapter One

#686 God & Free Speech

#685 Constitution Day

#684 Wine

#683 Answering Mail

#682 Reflections

#681 Reading Greek

#680 Tracy Potter

#679 Keith Bear

#678 Missouri Compromise

#677 Retirement

#676 Current Events

#675 Correspondence

#674 Teachers & Mentors

#673 Constitutional Views

#672 Constitutional Convention

#671 Declaration of Independence

#670 Listener Mail

#669 Greeks & Romans

#668 Gabriel

#667 Iraq 2003

#666 Logic and the Queen

#665 Jefferson the Gardener

#664 Thoughts on Virginia

#663 Pirates

#662 Hamilton (Part Two)

#661 Hamilton (Part One)

#660 Self-Assessment

#659 Immigrants

#658 Power

#657 Childhood

#656 Email

#655 Kevin Locke

#654 Jefferson and the Lakota

#653 Notes on Virginia

#652 Religion & Death

#651 Women

#650 War

#649 Jethro Tull

#648 Leadership

#647 November Questions

#646 Justice

#645 Lecture

#644 Jefferson at Home

#643 Washington's Farewell

#642 End of the Journey

#641 Listener Questions

#640 Robinson Crusoe

#639 Listener Questions

#638 Jefferson's Heroes

#637 Reconciliation

#636 Designs & Inventions

#635 Decalogue

#634 Bill of Rights

#633 Exploring the Little Missouri

#632 Inaugural Address

#631 John Marshall

#630 Becoming Jefferson's People

#629 Declaration of Independence

#628 Listener Questions

#627 Thomas Paine

#626 Rebellion

#625 France

#624 Federalists

#623 Quotations

#622 Religion

#621 Possessions

#620 Optimism

#619 Revolution

#618 Gardening

#617 Genetics

#616 Terrorism

#615 Slavery

#614 Music & Books

#613 Taxes

#612 Presidential Blunders

#611 Land Tenure

#610 A Coward

#609 Intelligent Design

#608 Lewis & Clark

#607 Letters & Darwin

#606 Technology