Thomas Jefferson (1997– )
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The paradox of Thomas Jefferson, a Renaissance Man turned Founding Father and ambassador to Revolutionary France, and a plantation owner who argued that the matter of abolition should be left to future generations.

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Ken Burns

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ossie Davis ... Narrator (voice)
Joseph Ellis ... Himself - Historian
John Hope Franklin ... Himself - Historian
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Jefferson's Grandaughter (voice)
Michael Potts ... Isaac
Gore Vidal ... Himself - Writer
Sam Waterston ... Thomas Jefferson (voice)
George Will ... Himself - Writer
Garry Wills Garry Wills ... Himself - Historian
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The paradox of Thomas Jefferson, a Renaissance Man turned Founding Father and ambassador to Revolutionary France, and a plantation owner who argued that the matter of abolition should be left to future generations.

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Release Date:

1997 (USA) See more »

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WETA See more »
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