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Conor Cruise O'Brien has 1 media appearance.

Conor Cruise O'Brien
Booknotes, Sunday, November 17, 1996
Conor Cruise O'Brien discusses The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800.

Mr. O'Brien talked about his book, "The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800," published by the University of Chicago Press. He talked about Jefferson's strong commitment to democracy at any price as evidenced by his unflinching support of the excesses of the French Revolution and his stance on race relations. He argued that Jefferson was not as reserved and controlled in his defense of liberty as most people who cite his legacy believe. (timspalding)… (more)
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