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He was the author of the Declaration of Independence, a leading thinker of the Enlightenment and one of America’s most fascinating Founding Fathers. Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham draws on his new biography to paint an intimate portrait of Jefferson — the human being, the president and the politician — a flawed, contradictory, elusive man at the center of a tumultuous and transformative time.
Jon Meacham is executive editor at Random House and the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston. His latest book is Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power.
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
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