Thomas Jefferson (1997– )

Episode #1.2 

After one of the ugliest presidential campaigns in history that almost destroyed the young nation, Thomas Jefferson becomes the third President of the United States, only to spend his twilight years in heavy debt and die bankrupted.

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Ken Burns

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Episode credited cast:
Andrew Burstein Andrew Burstein ... Himself - Historian
Ossie Davis ... Narrator (voice)
Joseph Ellis ... Himself - Historian
John Hope Franklin ... Himself - Historian
Clay Jenkinson ... 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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After one of the ugliest presidential campaigns in history that almost destroyed the young nation, Thomas Jefferson becomes the third President of the United States, only to spend his twilight years in heavy debt and die bankrupted.

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1997 (USA) See more »

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WETA See more »
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