TITLE

Jefferson's DNA Trail

AUTHOR(S)
Begley, Sharon; Pan, Esther
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek;11/9/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 19, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports evidence that former United States President Thomas Jefferson fathered at least one child of his young slave, Sally Hemings. Comparison of the DNA from undisputed living descendants of Jefferson and of Hemings' youngest son; Basis of the analysis on the passage of the Y chromosome; Response of descendants.
ACCESSION #
1227660

 

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