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The jefferson lies [electronic resource] : Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson. David Barton.

Barton, David. (Author). DeWees, Bill. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781608149872 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Carol Stream : Eloquence Unique Code, 2012.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Bill DeWees.
Summary, etc.: America, in so many ways, has forgotten. Its roots, its purpose, its identity--all have become shrouded behind a veil of political correctness bent on twisting the nation's founding, and its founders, to fit within a misshapen modern mold. The time has come to remember again. In The Jefferson Lies, prominent historian David Barton sets out to correct the distorted image of a once-beloved founding father, Thomas Jefferson. To do so, Barton tackles seven myths head-on, including: Did Thomas Jefferson really have a child by his young slave girl, Sally Hemings? Did he write his own Bible, excluding the parts of Christianity with which he disagreed? Was he a racist who opposed civil rights and equality for black Americans? Did he, in his pursuit of separation of church and state, advocate the secularizing of public life? Through Jefferson's own words and the eyewitness testimony of contemporaries, Barton repaints a portrait of the man from Monticello as a visionary, an...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 197294 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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