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The big question on today's 1776 Club broadcast is, "When do you feel proudest to be an American?" Clay & David discuss moments and achievements that give them pride, including visiting National Parks, the election of Barack Obama, America's great generosity when natural disasters strike, and — yep, you guessed it — American gymnast Aly Raisman's parents watching her at the Olympics:

Clay: When I saw it, I just burst into tears and I said, "I love this country." I love the innocence of the American people. That innocence that you saw in those parents. That could not be faked. That was some of the greatest beauty I have ever seen in my life.

Read more, and find video of Raisman's routines and of her parents, on the blog:


released September 14, 2016


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The Thomas Jefferson Hour Bismarck, North Dakota

The Thomas Jefferson Hour is a weekly radio program dedicated to the search for truth in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson.

Nationally acclaimed humanities scholar and award-winning first-person interpreter of Thomas Jefferson, Clay S. Jenkinson, portrays Jefferson on the program, and he answers listener questions while in the persona of our third president.
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