U.S. President Thomas Jefferson Fathered Child With Slave, DNA Study Shows

November 1998
Jet;11/16/98, Vol. 94 Issue 25, p4
Reports that Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, fathered a child with a slave. Details on the study which confirmed a sexual relationship between Jefferson and his slave, Sally Hemings; DNA analysis; Comments by Dr. Eugene Foster of Tufts University, who tested the DNA samples.


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