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”The [American] Revolution of 1800”

I read Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, by John Ferling. I was reminded of the similarities between the presidential campaign of 1800 and the one most recently in play in the USA. Part I: Underpinnings of the 1800 … Continue reading

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“…when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.”

The title of today’s entry is from an address made, April 29,1962, by President John F. Kennedy in welcoming a group of Nobel Prize winners to a dinner in their honor at The White House. The extended quote is: “I … Continue reading

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