Thomas Jefferson's America - Jim Weiss
Thomas Jefferson's America performed by Jim Weiss
Thomas Jefferson lived a dozen lifetimes in one. Patriot, scientist, architect, president, author of the Declaration of Independence, he preferred above all titles, "father" and "grandfather". Yet time and again, demand for his unique skills drew hih from the quiet home he loved. In this recording, you will thrill to true stories of war and peace, loyalty and betrayal, battles against empires and struggles against slavery.
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"Listeners get a real feel for the politics of the time, life at Monticello, and the personalities involved in the drafting of the Declaration of Independence." - School Library Journal
"Weiss is able to convey the urgency, emotion and importance of the times...his style is authentic and charming, never condescending...adults will also fine it enjoyable." - Foreword Magazine
Jim Weiss' audio CDs are the recipient of 53 major national awards from:
About the Storyteller: Jim travels extensively about The United States, giving live performances at stores, libraries, schools and community events. He has hosted and starred in a PBS television pilot that won a Northern California Emmy for Best Children's Show, and has even performed at The White House Annual Easter Event. As a storyteller, Jim's performances have been described as exciting and enchanting. His connection to his audience is magnetic and interactive, proof positive that storytelling today rejuvenates one of the first and most personal forms of entertainment. Adults and children alike leave the performance feeling that they have really met characters from a wide range of classic literature and folk tales. Jim's presentations garner heightened respect for the art of storytelling and the literature itself.
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