Thomas Jefferson http://kuow.org en Thomas Jefferson: Success, Power And Vision http://kuow.org/post/thomas-jefferson-success-power-and-vision <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.jonmeacham.com/">Jon Meacham's</a> new biography of Thomas Jefferson paints the founding father as the most successful political leader of early America, and possibly all of US history. "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" discusses Jefferson's passion for his nation in the country's fledgling years and reviews the man's genius and his faults.</p><p>Meacham spoke at Seattle's Town Hall on November 28, 2012. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Rachel Solomon 4720 at http://kuow.org Thomas Jefferson: Success, Power And Vision More From Jon Meacham On Thomas Jefferson http://kuow.org/post/more-jon-meacham-thomas-jefferson <p></p><p>Thomas Jefferson was a deeply political man who viciously fought for his beliefs, but he was also flawed. More than simply accepting slavery, Jefferson benefited from it in many ways — though, through the language of the Declaration, he may have set in motion its eventual disintegration. We hear more from Pulitzer Prize-winning author <a href="http://jonmeacham.com">Jon Meacham</a> ("Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power") about how this contradictory president wielded power and influence, and how he shaped America’s evolution.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 4202 at http://kuow.org More From Jon Meacham On Thomas Jefferson Jon Meacham On Thomas Jefferson http://kuow.org/post/art-power-jon-meacham-thomas-jefferson <p></p><p>Many books have been written about Thomas Jefferson. The latest, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author&nbsp;<a href="http://jonmeacham.com">Jon Meacham</a>, seeks in part to rehabilitate Jefferson’s legacy, reinstating him as a consummate politician and an idealist for human liberty, even as he fell short in ending one of America's greatest injustices. How did Jefferson see his role in the evolving American idea?&nbsp;Jon Meacham joins us to talk about "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power."</p><p></p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 4131 at http://kuow.org Jon Meacham On Thomas Jefferson