TITLE

Jefferson, Hemings--again

AUTHOR(S)
Lord, Lewis
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;04/23/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 16, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4328313

 

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