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One of our former ICJS fellows alerted us to the following news story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/6332545.stm . Apparently scientists have found that Thomas Jefferson's DNA belongs to a Y-chromosome haplogroup (K2) commonly found in the Middle East and North Africa; one of the suggested...More >>
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Sometimes we get inexplicable rashes of questions. There was the "Jefferson wanting Indians to wear pants" one a few weeks ago (which remains unexplicated). This past week it's been people asking us if Sally Hemings is buried under the Hampton Inn . In a disappointing case of fiction being stranger...More >>
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A little birdie told me... On Saturday February 10, Professor Bob Miller will talk about his book, Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny , on Native American Radio Live with host Albert Cata. Bob will be on the program from 4:30-5:45 p.m...More >>
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Hello World! This is my first post.More >>
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