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"It's essential for us to have a very limited government."

"If the people are well-informed, they will make wise decisions."

— Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by Clay S. Jenkinson


"I own I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive."

— Thomas Jefferson, in a 1787 letter to James Madison

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from What Would Thomas Jefferson Do? (2016), track released September 20, 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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