When Thomas met Sally: Jeffersonian Democracy?
"There are no known images of Sally Hemings and only four known descriptions of her appearance or demeanor" according the the Jefferson Monticello site. "Sally Hemings left no known written accounts. It is not known if she was literate." Oh, but we can dream, can't we? Think Sean Young, the deep, dark and delicious replicant Rachel of Bladerunner, as "the other," soulmate to a widowed Thomas Jefferson.
By Sissy Willis of sisu
"Dear Roger L. Simon and Jim Nolte," we twittered this afternoon:
My fantasy: Hollywood film, with British production values, of Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemings affair as true romance.
"Interesting idea, Sissy," Roger responded:
How would you do?
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