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Jefferson

Author: Ted MarcouxBanks TarverKen DruckermanTrey NelsonFrank KoughanAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Jefferson is the most researched, most written about, most referenced, and most quoted of our Founding Fathers. And yet, somehow, he remains the most stubbornly inscrutable. His life is a seemingly impenetrable thicket of contradictions: he enshrined the words "All Men are Created Equal," and yet was a lifelong slave-owner; he was simultaneously a "man of the people" and the personification of the Virginia  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Marcoux; Banks Tarver; Ken Druckerman; Trey Nelson; Frank Koughan; Kevin Vargas; Phillip Oporo; Arts and Entertainment Network.; Left/Right (Firm); New Video Group.; History (Television network)
ISBN: 9781422910368 1422910369
OCLC Number: 677024265
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a television program on the History television network.
Credits: Director, Karen Bullis.
Performer(s): Narrator, Ted Marcoux.
Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Formative years --
The Declaration --
Fleeing the Redcoats --
Paris and politics --
The quiet life --
The scientific farmer --
The campaign trail --
Mr. President --
The patriarch.
Responsibility: produced by Left/Right for A & E Television Networks ; executive producers, Banks Tarver, Ken Druckerman ; director, Trey Nelson ; writer/producer, Frank Koughan ; produced by Kevin Vargas ; producer, Phillip Oporo.

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"Thomas Jefferson is the most researched, most written about, most referenced, and most quoted of our Founding Fathers. And yet, somehow, he remains the most stubbornly inscrutable. His life is a seemingly impenetrable thicket of contradictions: he enshrined the words "All Men are Created Equal," and yet was a lifelong slave-owner; he was simultaneously a "man of the people" and the personification of the Virginia aristocrat; he was a die-hard American revolutionary who was also a dedicated lover of European culture and art; he advocated ruthless fiscal responsibility as president, yet his own finances were mired in debt. Embrace and celebrate the third president's complicated life and legacy in the two-hour History documentary, Jefferson, the story of a national icon who remains, in historian Joseph Ellis' memorable phrase, "a great American Sphinx." "--Container.

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