Guest Host: Steve Roberts

Pulitzer Prize winning historian Garry Wills reveals a controversial and neglected aspect about the presidency of one of America’s greatest icons: the fact that Thomas Jefferson won the election of 1800 by virtue of slave "representation."

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  • Garry Wills Is an adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University and author of numerous books, including the Pulitzer-Prize winning "Lincoln at Gettysburg," "Saint Augustine, and "Why I Am a Catholic."

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