Annette Gordon-Reed on Jefferson and the Hemings Family

Annette Gordon-Reed talked about President Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings family. Her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American… read more

Annette Gordon-Reed talked about President Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings family. Her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (W.W. Norton; September 17, 2008), was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in history. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

She was interviewed at 11:50 a.m. while at the 9th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. Folowing the interview, scenes were shown of her making her way to the History and Biography Pavilion to give her book talk.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 26, 2009

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  • Sep 26, 2009 | 11:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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