More on Jefferson-Hemings
Here’s more about the Jefferson-Hemings business that we’ve commented on before. The arguments against Jefferson’s paternity seem quite strong, which confirms the thought I had when I visited Monticello a couple of months ago, that they’ve accepted the story there because to do otherwise would likely lead to a public relations disaster. And here are some additional thoughts from a member of the historian’s commission that found against the Jefferson-Hemings affair.
Posted by Jim Kalb at June 03, 2002 07:37 AM | Send