The Jefferson-Hemings Controversy
This book release event of the Scholars Commission on the Jefferson-Hemings Issue and the Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society was held at the National Press Club.
Members of the Scholars Commission on the Jefferson-Hemings Issue held a press conference to present evidence that contradicts arguments… read more
Members of the Scholars Commission on the Jefferson-Hemings Issue held a press conference to present evidence that contradicts arguments that Thomas Jefferson fathered children with his slave, Sally Hemings. The commission, made up of historians, lawyers, scientists, and genealogists, released the book The Jefferson-Hemings Controversy: Report of the Scholars Commission, edited by Professor Turner. Professors Turner and Traut used some charts during their presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.
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Thomas Traut Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill->School of Medicine
Robert F. Turner Chair Scholars Commission on the Jefferson-Hemings Issue
White "Ken" McKenzie Wallenborn M.D. President Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society
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