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Thomas Jefferson and American Democracy, Then and Now

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf

Inscription to John Jay by Thomas Jefferson, in a copy of Notes on the State of Virginia

Inscription to John Jay by Thomas Jefferson, in a copy of Notes on the State of Virginia

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf on the History of Democracy and Its Contemporary Discontents
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

6 to 7 pm

Ruggles Hall

Free and open to the public. Registration required.
Open to the Public
Conversations at the Newberry

In this installment of “Conversations at the Newberry,” Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf, co-authors of the recent book “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs” Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, engage in a conversation about Thomas Jefferson’s legacy and public memory.

“Conversations at the Newberry” is generously sponsored by Sue and Melvin Gray.

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Cost and Registration Information 

Free and open to the public; registration required.

Register online using this form by 3 pm Wednesday, March 14.

Doors open half an hour before the program begins, with first-come, first-served seating for registered attendees. If seats remain available, non-registered individuals will be permitted to enter about ten minutes before the event’s start. Questions? Contact us at publicprograms@newberry.org or 312-255-3610.