Jefferson Exchange | June 18, 2014 | 9:00
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Wed June 18, 2014

A People's History Of The Peculiar

Credit Viva Editions
Nick Belardes tells us the joy of finding obscure facts.

Thomas Jefferson and Christopher Columbus both make appearances in a new book, but not in the manner you might expect. 

It turns out Jefferson's grandson was an axe murderer, and history really has little record of Columbus. 

That's what Nick Belardes tells us in his book A People's History of the Peculiar. 

Belardes joins us to talk about strange, weird, and just plain gross facts from history that seldom make it into history texts.   

 

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