TITLE

The Tom-and-Sally miniseries (cont.)

AUTHOR(S)
Lord, Lewis
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;01/18/99, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses DNA tests of former United States President Thomas Jefferson which found evidence he had fathered at least one child of his slave, Sally Hemings. Efforts of genealogist Herbert Barger to dispute the findings; Reaction of the God and Country Foundation, a group that guards the Founding Fathers' reputation, to a comment in `Nature' which reported a DNA link between Jefferson and Eston Hemings; Background on Barger; Comments by historian Cinder Stanton.
ACCESSION #
1422815

 

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