TITLE

Jefferson unveiled

AUTHOR(S)
Roach, Ronald
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Black Issues in Higher Education;11/26/1998, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the possible impact of the proof that Thomas Jefferson fathered a child by Sally Hemings, on the discipline of American history. DNA testing which conclusively proved that Jefferson had a sexual relationship with a slave; Efforts of white scholars to defend Jefferson against the relationship charges; Use of language by Jefferson defenders that denied the humanity of Hemings.
ACCESSION #
1354887

 

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