John Williams looks to one of our founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson, for words of wisdom after this tough election. Jefferson believes that the American people sent a message that the country belongs to them no matter what the newspapers, pollsters and pop stars think. He thinks that in the long run, something good will come of this shake-up.
Clay Jenkinson is a public humanities scholar, the author of ten books, and one of the leading Jefferson scholars in the United States. He is the author of Becoming Jefferson’s People: Re-Inventing the American Republic in the Twenty-First Century. You can learn more about his work at www.jeffersonhour.com. He lives on the Great Plains of North Dakota.