Annette Gordon-Reed
Annette Gordon-Reed

Annette Gordon-Reed is the author of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy and The Hemingses Of Monticello: An American Family, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. She is the Charles Warren professor of American legal history at Harvard Law School, professor of history in the faculty of arts and sciences, and the Carol K. Pforzheimer professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Oct. 19 2012 4:00 AMThomas Jefferson Was Not a MonsterDebunking a major new biography of our third president.
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Dec. 17 2011 11:36 AMThe Road to MonticelloHow Christopher Hitchens came to love Thomas Jefferson.
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