Jefferson Was 'Creepy'

Law professor says new biographies cut him too much slack on slavery

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 1, 2012 7:32 AM CST

(Newser) – Two new high-profile biographies of Thomas Jefferson are out, and both go way too easy on him over slavery, writes Albany Law School professor Paul Finkelman in the New York Times. They're guilty of the sin committed by many Jefferson biographies—they either gloss...   Read full story »

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