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Monticello: Home of Thomas Jefferson DVD


    Model: DV-39
    Run Time: 88 minutes
    Format: Region: plays worldwide, NTSC
  • DVD Bonus: Thomas Jefferson: The Pursuit of Liberty
  • Explore the home of Thomas Jefferson
  • Tour the entire house & grounds
  • Discover Monticello in its entirety
  • Monticello music video

Featuring the amazing picture and sound quality that only DVD can offer, this fully-narrated DVD tours Monticello – home of Thomas Jefferson – and illustrates the highlights of this remarkable Virginian’s life. Jefferson was statesman, President and author of the Declaration of Independence. He designed Monticello, and his personality and interests are evident everywhere.
Jefferson's home is shown in its entirety, including his Cabinet, Bed Chamber, Entrance Hall and other distinctive architectural features. Rooms and furnishings are described in relation to Jefferson's daily life. The flower gardens and outbuildings – essential parts of this large and busy plantation – are all included.


• "Thomas Jefferson: The Pursuit of Liberty" video - This award-winning video documentary, shot at major Jefferson sites, explores Thomas Jefferson's life and career and offers insights into his achievements. As one scholar recently noted, "He was, of all the Founding Fathers, indeed of all the men of the eighteenth century, the most contemporary. What he wrote and what he did - about the nature of society and government, the relations of man to government, the meaning of republicanism and democracy, the significance of education - is as relevant today as it was in the eighteenth century."
• Monticello music video - Monticello has never been more vibrant! Editor Eleni Papagiannis has matched Russ Finley's graceful cinematography with inspiring music to produce what is probably the best Monticello music video you've ever seen. Turn it up and the foundations of democracy will move under your feet!


1 Early Jefferson
2 Architecture
3 Grounds and Gardens
4 Rise to Power
5 Jefferson's Study
6 Contrivances
7 Dining Room
8 Epitaph
9 Restoration
10 Jefferson's Legacy


This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 21 February, 2008.

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