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Pursuit of Happiness Picturing the Pursuit of Happiness
A photographic assignment to explore the meaning of this phrase.
Enlightenment in the Classroom
Thomas Jefferson captured the tone and spirit of Enlightenment thinking. Probe the mysteries and meaning of his words in these classroom activities.
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"What I engage in is a very, very difficult...process of distilling information."
Making of the Film
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Don't miss Ken Burns' definitive film on the most remarkable yet controversial man in American History.
Archives Archives
Explore Jefferson’s most important and controversial writings, and transcripts of 24 interviews conducted for the film.

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