Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain (1996)

Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain

TOMATOMETER

——

——

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

Thomas Jefferson's eloquence and understanding of the importance of human dignity is forever captured in America's Declaration of Independence. Yet like so many others of his day, Jefferson felt owning slaves was an acceptable practice. This program includes a look at the widely known allegation that Jefferson even had an intimate relationship with one slave named Sally Hemmings. Former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, who began serving in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 1970s and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994, Pulitzer prize-winning historian Gordon Wood, biographer Merrill Peterson, and others comment on this brilliant yet conflicted man's contributions to this country. Actors Edward Herrmann, Sissy Spacek, and Danny Glover are among those who read some of the featured historical passages.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By:
On DVD: Mar 26, 1996
Runtime:

Watch it now

News & Interviews for Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain

Critic Reviews for Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain

There are no critic reviews yet for Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain

There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain!

Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain on our Movie forum!