Paternity Studies

Edited by Robert F. Turner Carolina Academic Press (2011)

Edited by Robert F. Turner

Carolina Academic Press (2011)

THE JEFFERSON-HEMINGS CONTROVERSY: REPORT OF THE SCHOLARS COMMISSION

REVIEWS OF THE JEFFERSON-HEMINGS CONTROVERSY

In 2000, the newly formed Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society asked a group of more than a dozen senior scholars from across the country to carefully examine all of the evidence for and against the allegations that Thomas Jefferson fathered one or more children by Sally Hemings. 

Q&A with Robert Turner

Summary of the Jefferson Hemings Controversy

Reviews of the Jefferson Controversy

 
 

THE JEFFERSON HEMINGS MYTH: AN AMERICAN TRAVESTY

By Eyler Robert Coates

By Eyler Robert Coates

Review from Amazon.com

This book carefully examines the facts and finds that, contrary to the way the matter has been portrayed in the news media, there is no substantial evidence at all to support the charge that Thomas Jefferson had a relationship with Sally Hemings.

Edited by Eyler Robert Coates, Sr., The Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society (2001)

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IN DEFENSE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON: THE SALLY HEMINGS SEX SCANDAL

William G. Hyland Jr.  Thomas Dunne Books, 2009

William G. Hyland Jr. 

Thomas Dunne Books, 2009


JEFFERSON VINDICATED: FALLACIES, OMISSIONS AND CONTRADICTIONS IN THE HEMINGS GENEALOGICAL SEARCH

Cynthia H. Burton, foreword by James A. Bear, Jr. (2006)

Cynthia H. Burton, foreword by James A. Bear, Jr. (2006)

Reviewed by Richard E. Dixon

"As with all legends, the Sally story has a thread of historical truth..." Read more

 

 

 


FRAMING A LEGEND: EXPOSING THE DISTORTED HISTORY OF  THOMAS JEFFERSON AND SALLY HEMINGS

M. Andrew Holowchak Prometheus Books, 2013

M. Andrew Holowchak

Prometheus Books, 2013

Reviewed by Richard Dixon

M. Andrew Holowchak, a professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, examines the epistemology used by Fawn Brodie, Annette Gordon-Reed, and Andrew Burstein, in their studies of the Jefferson-Hemings paternity claim...Read more

 

 


ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL: THOMAS JEFFERSON & THE SALLY STORY

Rebecca L. McMurry and James F. McMurry, Jr., M.D., foreword by David N. Mayer,   White Mane Publishing Co (2002)

Rebecca L. McMurry and James F. McMurry, Jr., M.D., foreword by David N. Mayer,
 

White Mane Publishing Co (2002)

Reviewed by Herbert Barger

This book is a long awaited and well-researched expose of the Martha Jefferson-Sally Hemings half-sister legend. Read more...