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Delving Into the Many Layers of Jeffersonian Vision

Both Gutzman and Kaplan show that America could not do without Jefferson’s inspiring rhetoric — even if the facts on the ground often made his pronouncements absurd.

The 1904 issue Thomas Jefferson two-cent stamp.

The 1904 issue Thomas Jefferson two-cent stamp. Via Wikimedia Commons

CARL ROLLYSONIMAGE

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CARL ROLLYSON

Mr. Rollyson is the author of The Life of William Faulkner and The Last Days of Sylvia Plath. He has published fourteen biographies and has written about biography for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington, Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, The New Criterion, and other publications.

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