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Mar 6, 2017

Show 1741 Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary- A Radical’s Struggle to Remake America

Kevin Gutzman, Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary: A Radical’s Struggle to Remake America

 This ACU show consists of two selections from the Tom Woods Show.

Selection 1- Episode 851 Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary: A Radical’s Struggle to Remake America. Thomas Jefferson, says biographer Kevin Gutzman, is the most significant statesman in American history. We discuss Jefferson’s views on federalism, education, the University of Virginia, slavery, colonization, American Indians, and freedom of conscience.


Selection 2- Episode 856 The Thomas Jefferson Nobody Knows

Kevin Gutzman returns to explain where historians have gone wrong on Jefferson, why Jefferson was no conservative, the ups and downs of his presidency, and more.

About the Guest

James Madison biographer Kevin Gutzman is a professor of history and chairman of the department of history at Western Connecticut State University. 

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Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary: A Radical’s Struggle to Remake America


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Guest’s Books

James Madison and the Making of America by Kevin Gutzman

Virginia’s American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776-1840 by Kevin Gutzman

Who Killed the Constitution? The Fate of American Liberty from World War I to Barack Obama James Madison and the Making of America by Kevin Gutzman & Tom Woods

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution by Kevin Gutzman


Previous Appearances

Ep. 786 Why the Electoral College Is Great, and No One Should Even Think About Abolishing It (Brion McClanahan & Kevin Gutzman)

Ep. 595 The Constitutional Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia

Ep. 537 The Conservative Case for Hamilton Over Jefferson Is All Wet

Ep. 502 The Stamp Act, 250 Years Later

Ep. 498 Should We Hold an Article V Amendments Convention? A Debate (Kevin Gutzman & William Jasper)

Ep. 460 Jefferson and Jackson: Good Guys, Bad Guys, or One of Each?

Ep. 444 What Did the Fourteenth Amendment Really Mean?

Ep. 411 Hillsdale College’s Federalist Papers Course: Error and Propaganda

Ep. 369 Who Was the Real James Madison?

Ep. 189 The American Revolution: The Real Issue

Ep. 89 The Supreme Court and the 3×5 Card

Ep. 10 States’ Rights and the Founding


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Published on Feb 17, 2017

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