#1397 4th of July

from  The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Jun 30, 2020

Our annual Independence Day show, one of only two holidays that Jefferson celebrated. We are joined by Joseph Ellis who shares some perspective on the day, and shares his insights including John Adam’s belief that Independence Day would always be celebrated on July 2nd, and a discussion of a very significant paragraph Jefferson wrote for the Declaration of Independence that congress edited out. Find this episode, along with recommended reading, on the blog. Support the show by joining the 1776 C...more

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