We quote Jefferson’s words, but we live in Hamilton’s America. The musical notwithstanding, why don’t we know more about him?
Thomas Jefferson’s memorial stands in Washington, his home Monticello is visited by millions each year, and his words in the Declaration still challenge us. But it was his nemesis Alexander Hamilton who created the world in which we live today, for better or worse. This presentation examines the man Jefferson called a “host unto himself” and his ongoing legacy.