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A Fresh View Of Jefferson

July 2024
1min read

Many of our readers will recall a recent article by Dr. Fawn M. Br’f6die presenting an impressive array of evidence suggesting that Thomas Jefferson had a long-standing liaison with his quadroon slave, Sally Hemings (“The Great Jefferson Taboo,” June, 1972). This episode in the life of our third President is an important part of a new biography by Dr. Brodie: Thomas Jefferson, An Intimate History , to be published by W. W. Norton & Company in April—a Book-of-theMonth Club selection.

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