Nationally acclaimed humanities scholar and award-winning first-person interpreter of Thomas Jefferson, Clay Jenkinson, portrays the nation's third president on the program. He answers listener questions while in the persona of Jefferson. His answers are grounded in the writings and actions of the great man. The goal is to present the truth of each topic discussed in the tradition of Thomas Jefferson; the founding father educated in Enlightenment ideals and considered by many to be the visionary behind of the founding of our nation. The attraction of the program is it's ability to promote thoughtful discussion. As listeners better understand Jefferson's time, they gain a better understanding of contemporary America.