President Obama gave a speech to the Illinois General Assembly and reference TJ and some other founding fathers. Our own Thomas Jefferson shares his reaction.
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.