Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Jefferson and Hemings

NPR's Emily Harris reports that descendants of Thomas Jefferson are publishing a report that attempts to disprove Jefferson fathered children with Sally Hemings, one of his slaves. They're trying to counter recent DNA tests which tied a descendant of Jefferson to the family of Hemings.

Copyright 2001 NPR

KUER is listener-supported public radio. Support this work by making a donation today.