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Well especially in our nation's history today's the birthday celebration of our founding father and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson and believe it or not we have president Thomas Jefferson joining us he doesn't look -- -- over 206.
Steve -- -- -- resident fellow at ought to tell us international center for.
Jefferson studies any Thomas Jefferson impersonator good morning mr.
Good morning happy birthday how will you be celebrating your birthday today.
Well thank you.
I have to admit I never celebrated in my lifetime.
When people ask me when I was president -- not what my birthday was so that I could.
Let them celebrate -- publicly I refuse to tell them but in modern day I've vowed to what is contemporary custom and tonight.
Obvious celebrating at Philadelphia's Kimmel center for the performing shots -- close friends of mine like George and Martha Washington John and Abigail Adams Benjamin Franklin Jeff wolf the state it's ever.
Yeah very -- very similar to Allison here covering up when your birthday cake.
I believe you have Mr.
President some questions for us -- is to give us now what is the first question.
On your -- -- we're here to challenge their brains a presidential history here go ahead.
Certainly our first question.
Is deceptively simple it is how many birthdays.
Do I have and I'm not asking how old I am.
I mean how many -- so if you're born on May tenth you have one birthday if you're also born on May 25 you have to kept separate so how many birthdays -- -- -- -- Take -- -- to get Tucker you are 270.
So that would suggest you've had 269.
No that's know what I mean.
I birthday is December 1 that's your birthday no matter how many times yourself.
Hi US I'm really glad Matt sent out where we're cheating out of his receiving ancestry and you have -- -- if you here with my questions I'm a lawyer.
At -- why do why are your birthday is April 2 April 13.
Because when I was nine years old England under colonies change the calendar altering it by about eleven days to catch up with the way the planets move -- my -- moved from April 2 the thirteenth I.
They get the second one the world a lot of great defending themselves into a fight next question now for us there Mr.
It's over the next question is botanical having to do with my gardens what fruit.
Previously thought by many to be poisonous or even immoral.
Was a kind of proved that I helped to popularize.
And even convince Americans that it was nutritious and tasted good.
That would be an attempt made -- one member of the night -- family.
Current age is nice but Tucker -- a horticultural and -- -- a I have a three on the quiz -- go have -- Mr.
A during my.
Service as president.
Of the United States.
Which of the -- -- multiple choice.
Which of the following actions represented a way in which -- differed from the two presidents.
Who had proceeded me mister Adams and of course -- excellency general Washington so first -- I -- people's hands when I greeted him.
A B I lived in what is now known as the White House in Washington DC.
-- I believe that there should be no what political parties.
I believe that education was absolutely essential to the survival of -- republic like hours.
I'm gonna say I'm gonna go would be used for presidential in the White House through that -- -- -- -- He should be -- -- is correct O John had a president to live.
Okay -- know -- that I actually -- -- -- to watching just for the record tomatoes are still immoral.
I do when your tomatoes tomatoes -- known in some quarters and in my day they were known often as the love apple.
The list of all of that was my nickname in college.
President thank you so much for joining us happy birthday have a wonderful celebration tonight.
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