Jefferson, Hemings--again

Lord, Lewis
April 2001
U.S. News & World Report;04/23/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 16, p28
Discusses ongoing questions about the alleged affair between former United States President Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings. Probability that Jefferson fathered one or more of Hemings' children; Efforts of the Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society to dismiss such allegations; Details of report in the 1998 issue of `Nature' which used DNA evidence to link Jefferson with Hemings.


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