From the Harford County Public Library:
Humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson brings his portrayal of President Thomas Jefferson to the Abingdon Library for a special live audience taping of his award-winning radio show, “The Thomas Jefferson Hour,” on Saturday, September 17, at 7 p.m.
Hosted by the Harford County Public Library Foundation, “A Conversation with Thomas Jefferson” will be held on Constitution Day. “The Thomas Jefferson Hour” is a weekly radio show and podcast that models civil discourse, good citizenship and critical thinking in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson.
During this event taping, President Jefferson will discuss his perspective on the modern election process and the Constitution. The event will be moderated by Dr. William B. Allen, a Harford County Public Library trustee and the Miller Senior Fellow in America’s Founding Principles and History and the Veritas Fund Senior Fellow, Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good, at Villanova University.
The event is free, and registration is required by visiting hcplonline.org or calling 410-273-5601 x2228.
“We are thrilled to be able to offer our customers a visit by Thomas Jefferson to celebrate Constitution Day,” said Mary Hastler, CEO of Harford County Public Library. “Clay Jenkinson is a nationally known commentator who provides a thought-provoking portrayal of our third president, and he is a welcome addition to our lineup of fall programs.”