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Summary of Season 1 (1997) - 1 disc

The complex life of Thomas Jefferson, who wrote that "all men are created equal" yet owned slaves, is recounted by master filmmaker Ken Burns in this probing documentary. Covering Jefferson's diplomatic work in France, his two presidential terms, his retirement at Monticello and more, the absorbing biography features narration by Ossie Davis, Sam Waterston, Blythe Danner, Gwyneth Paltrow and other noted actors.

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