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Annette Gordon-Reed's award-winning work is meticulously researched. She and a host of leading historians familiar with the circumstances of TJ and his children have largely come to the same conclusions. Suggesting Monticello, by embracing her work, is "PC" and "pathetic", is simply narrow-...more »

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In my visits to Monticello I have been lucky enough to experience the dome room. With its echo-chamber acoustics and over-sized baseboards, devoid of any furniture, it feels to be right out of Alice and Wonderland rather than American history. Cinder Stanton, Monticello's Senior Research...more »

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I find Sally Hemings' story absolutely captivating, particularly as it was brought to life in The Hemingses of Monticello. No known portraits of Sally were made or remain today. As such, in favoriting this page and viewing it as it appears on my profile, I find it suitably ironic that the...more »