TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Jet;11/16/98, Vol. 94 Issue 25, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1258734

 

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