Sally Hemings an American Scandal by Tina Andrews
The Struggle to Tell the Controversial True Story

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Written by the screenwriter/exec. prod. of one of the most highly rated miniseries in history, here's the story behind the controversial miniseries ''Sally Hemings: An American Scandal.'' Was she a mistress or a victim? Decide for yourself & get the behind-the-scenes story of all the drama that was caused by this groundbreaking miniseries. Hemings was rumored to have been the slave mistress of Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd Pres. of the U.S. Here Andrews chronicles the extensive research conducted, incl. the shocking DNA discovery that Jefferson fathered a child with Hemings, & all that went into producing this touchy tale. Also includes the full screenplay for the miniseries. Photos. Winner, NAACP Image Award for Outstand. Achiev. in Literary Nonfiction.
 

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Published April 1, 2001 by Malibu Pr. 296 pages
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment, Political & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography.

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Andrews's tale of how she came to write the Sally Hemings miniseries engages the listener on three levels: as a testimony to the power of perseverance;

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