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And the Pursuit of Jefferson

June 26th, 2009 by Brendan Wolfe · No Comments

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Over at BackStory, they’re considering the Fourth of July and the Declaration of Independence, prompting a detailed accusation of “BS” from one commenter, who objects, among other things, to the Declaration being referred to as “propaganda.”

Meanwhile, at the New York Times, artist Maira Kalman, author of the forthcoming And the Pursuit of Happiness, considers Monticello.

For more on Kalman, check her site. (For instance, she has illustrated The Elements of Style.)

Tags: Around the State · Thomas Jefferson · Virginia History

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