Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection

Annette Gordon-Reed: Sun Valley Writers' Conference

Special | 28m 48s

Using primary source documents, as well as second-hand accounts, Gordon-Reed tries to piece together the relationship between Jefferson and Sally Hemings, with whom most historians now believe he had as many as seven children in her book The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.

Aired: 12/31/09

Rating: TV-G

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