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The Thomas Jefferson Hour

The Thomas Jefferson Hour features conversations with Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, as portrayed by the award-winning humanities scholar and author, Clay Jenkinson. The weekly discussion features Mr. Jefferson’s views on events of his time, contemporary issues facing America and answers to questions submitted by his many listeners. To ask President Jefferson a question visit his website at www.jeffersonhour.com
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Sep 23, 2016

In this week’s show President Jefferson is asked to discuss the differences between a democracy and a republic. Clay asks listeners to send in a list of 5 things America could to do to become more of a republic again.

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Sep 17, 2016

This week President Jefferson shares his positions about immigration, isolationism, nationalism and when it’s appropriate to keep America first.

Sep 9, 2016

This week President Jefferson answers listener mail including questions about civil disobedience, the dark side of Jefferson, political correctness and how the majority rules over the minority in our democracy.

 

Sep 2, 2016

This week in an out of character program, Thomas Jefferson Hour creator Clay S. Jenkinson discusses the protests occurring at the Standing Rock Reservation in in North Dakota over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Aug 27, 2016

This week Thomas Jefferson Hour creator Clay S. Jenkinson returns to the "Jefferson 101" biographical series with the final of three shows devoted to Jefferson's time in Paris from 1784 to 1789.

Aug 19, 2016

This week Thomas Jefferson Hour creator Clay S. Jenkinson returns to the "Jefferson 101" biographical series with the second of three shows devoted to Jefferson's time in Paris from 1784 to 1789.

 

Aug 12, 2016

This week Thomas Jefferson Hour creator Clay S. Jenkinson returns to the "Jefferson 101" biographical series with the first of three shows devoted to Jefferson's time in Paris from 1784 to 1789.

Aug 6, 2016

This week President Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by humanities scholar Clay S. Jenkinson) is presented with excerpts of speeches given at both Republican and Democratic conventions and asked to share his thoughts.

Jul 29, 2016

Clay Jenkinson is joined by his daughter Catherine to discuss their recent trip to Greece, her plans to study the classics and, of course, Thomas Jefferson.

Jul 23, 2016

As Clay says, “This is a tough one”. This week in a special out of character program, Clay Jenkinson discusses the recent episodes of violence occurring in America, and how Thomas Jefferson may have reacted to it.

Jul 15, 2016

This week a very special guest host, one who is quite qualified to speak with President Jefferson (and the gentleman who portrays Jefferson; Clay S. Jenkinson) about his daughters and how he regarded them. 

Jul 8, 2016

This week Clay Jenkinson revisits a lecture he presented about the centennial of America’s National Park Service and it’s connections to Thomas Jefferson.

Jul 1, 2016

This week the annual Thomas Jefferson Hour 4th of July show honoring one of only two holidays Thomas Jefferson celebrated.

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