‘Thomas Jefferson’ recalls the yellow fever epidemic that killed 1 in 10 people in Philadelphia in 1793

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Clay Jenkinson as Thomas Jefferson.

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“President Thomas Jefferson” joins John Williams to talk about farming in his day and the yellow fever epidemic that killed 1 in 10 people in Philadelphia in 1793. And he weighs in on government power in an emergency like the coronavirus, and whose word to always heed.

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