We have collected some of Jefferson’s most important writings,
including all of his known drafts of the Declaration of Independence. You will find the real documents here—his careful penmanship, the famous phrases, words discarded and words kept.

Declaration of Independence

Interview Transcripts
Ken Burns is renowned for his thought – provoking interviews. Here’s where you can see the complete transcripts for 24 commentators interviewed in the course of making Thomas Jefferson, including those featured in the film.


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