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Sally Hemmings - BookTV Recommendation *PIC*

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Title: Sally Hemmings: An American Scandal

Author: Tina Andrews

Publisher: Malibu Press, Inc.; 2001

ISBN: 0970129548

Book Description:

A captivating mix of history, biography, and entertainment, this is a behind-the-scenes account from the writer and producer of the acclaimed CBS miniseries about Sally Hemings, the slave mistress of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. Taking 16 years to write and produce, this book chronicles the extensive research conducted, including the shocking DNA discovery that Jefferson fathered a child with Hemings, as well as the responsibilities involved with producing this controversial tale. Also included is the full screenplay for the miniseries.

About the Author
Tina Andrews is a prominent African American screenwriter, actress, and producer who wrote the screenplays for "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?," "Jackie (The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Story)," and "Coretta: The Woman Behind Dr. Martin Luther King" and contributed an essay to The First Time I Got Paid for It: Writers' Tales from the Hollywood Trenches. She lives in Malibu, California.

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