Thomas Jefferson - A Film By Ken Burns DVD

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Returning from France, Jefferson strives to preserve the fragile new U.S. government and helps create the first political party, in bitter struggles with the Federalists. He becomes vice president in 1797, and the third U.S. president in 1801. His Louisiana Purchase doubles the nation's size, but he faces controversy and scandal, finally retiring to his beloved Monticello in 1809. His ... More
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Returning from France, Jefferson strives to preserve the fragile new U.S. government and helps create the first political party, in bitter struggles with the Federalists. He becomes vice president in 1797, and the third U.S. president in 1801. His Louisiana Purchase doubles the nation's size, but he faces controversy and scandal, finally retiring to his beloved Monticello in 1809. His last years are spent founding the University of Virginia.

Producer: Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell
Executive Producer: Ken Burns
Production Company: Florentine Films
Production Year: 1997
Copyright Year: 1997
Director: Ken Burns
Narrator: Ossie Davis
Writers: Geoffrey C. Ward
Discs: 1