Jefferson on Lewis and Clark: Part 4
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Clay Jenkinson is a scholar of the humanities, an author, and considered to be one of the top scholars on Thomas Jefferson in the country. He can also be heard portraying Thomas Jefferson in his weekly, nationally syndicated radio program, “The Thomas Jefferson Hour.” Jefferson on Lewis and Clark is a taped performance that Jenkinson gave for Bismarck’s “Lewis and Clark Signature Event” for the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial in 2004.
In this clip Mr. Jefferson answers an audience member’s question about covering the costs of the Louisiana Purchase and talks about his fiscal policies.
Bob Dambach (Producer); E. Carlson, Travis Jensen, Lee Westad, Dave Geck (Videographers)
Jefferson on Lewis and Clark, Prairie Public Television (2004)
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