Eric Petersen is the editor of a book of Thomas Jefferson’s writings entitled Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness. In it, he has laced together carefully chosen expressions reflecting the eloquent genius of Thomas Jefferson. Happiness, hope, liberty and peace are among the topics in Jefferson’s own words compiled after ten years of studying his reflections in reports, state papers, speeches and twenty thousand letters.
Eric S. Petersen is a partner in the law firm of Hawkins, Delafield and Wood LLP. He graduated cum laude from Brown University in 1970 with a degree in American History, and from the University of Chicago Law School in 1973. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs including ABC, CNBC, CNN and the Fox News Channel and offered lectures around the country and as far away as the University of Iceland and the Senate in Prague. He enjoys marathon running, meditation and international travel, and has studied Jefferson's life and works since 1993. This program originally aird on 7/4/10. Contact Information: www.lightandliberty.org.
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