Passionate about liberty and want a chance to win $4,000? Check out our video contest!

Confounding Father: Thomas Jefferson’s Image in His Own Time

Robert McDonald joins us for a discussion about the life of author, musician, inventor, architect, philosopher and statesman Thomas Jefferson.

Previous Episode
The World According to Star Wars
Next Episode
Against Democracy

Why are Americans so fascinated with our third President? What did Jefferson’s contemporaries think of him?

Robert McDonald joins us this week to talk about the life and ideas of Thomas Jefferson.

Show Notes and Further Reading

McDonald’s book is Confounding Father: Thomas Jefferson’s Image in His Own Time (2016).

There is a conception that politics was more civil at the turn of the 19th century; this Reason.tv video proves otherwise.