Inside the First Amendment By Gene Policinski First Amendment Center vice president/executive director
Thomas Jefferson’s 266th birthday came and went on April 13 without much notice by Americans.
At Monticello, Mr. Jefferson’s historic home near Charlottesville, Va., the U.S. Army’s Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps provided music, and wreaths were presented to honor the anniversary of Jefferson's birth. The relatively modest pomp and ceremony were duly noted in the press . . .