Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings
Prof. Gordon-Reed talked about her book Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy, published by University Press of… read more
Prof. Gordon-Reed talked about her book Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy, published by University Press of Virginia. The book examines the evidence both for and against the proposition that Jefferson may have had a 40-year liaison with his slave, Sally Hemings, and that she may have borne him several children. close
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