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it is a pity that benjy ferree, the author of the song “Private Honeymoon” (One Track Mind, 12/8), put all his research into Ken Burns’ film about Thomas Jefferson instead of the Web page tjheritage.org. Here he would have found that DNA proved that the Jefferson/Woodson claim in the film was nonexistent. There was no match. Click on the Jefferson-Hemings Scholars Commission Report (by 13 prominent scholars) who found no proof that Thomas Jefferson fathered any slave child.

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