When Thomas met Sally

Brinkley, Alan
April 1995
Newsweek;4/3/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 14, p70
Comments on the certainty with which the motion picture `Jefferson in Paris' portrays Jefferson's supposed sexual liaison with Sally Hemmings, a slave woman from his plantation, and explains why there is nothing approaching proof about the affair. History of the story; How it resurfaced periodically; Fawn M. Brodie's controversial `Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History'; The views of major Jefferson scholars on the story.


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