Annette Gordon-Reed, Peter Onuf (2016)

Join authors Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf as they discuss their book “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs” Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination.

Annette Gordon-Reed is the author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize–winning The Hemingses of Monticello. Her new book, co-written with Peter Onuff  is “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs” Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination. She is the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard University.

Peter Onuf is an expert on the founding period, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of Virginia and Senior Research Fellow at Monticello. He is the author and editor of eleven books, including The Mind of Thomas Jefferson, and has written extensively on sectionalism, federalism, and political economy, with a particular emphasis on the political thought of Thomas Jefferson. His new book, co-written with Annette Gordon-Reed  is “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs” Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination.

Recorded by Janis Chaillou at the Centre Congregational Church in Brattleboro, VT on October 15, 2016.

 

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