Tuesday, February 22, 2011


A slave owner who wrote the immortal lines in the Declaration of Independence that ‘almen are create equal. A fiscalconservative who was always in debt. A devoted family man who fathered a number of children out of wedlock. It’s clear that Thomas Jefferson wouldn’t stand a chance in today’s scandal hungry world, but, as this intriguing documentary shows, its also clear that he was the perfect man for the his time. Although the story of hislife could have been treated like a Fox News scandal, the presentation in this HistoryChannel special is fair, yet still provocative

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