Sally Hemings: An American Scandal


2h 2000

Brief Synopsis

Miniseries that tells the story of the 38-year relationship between Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, and his slave mistress Sally Hemings. Set against the backdrop of pivotal events in our nation's early history, the drama explores not only the love story between Hemings a

Film Details

Also Known As
Memoirs of Sally Hemings, The, Sally Hemings Story
Release Date
2000
Location
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Miniseries that tells the story of the 38-year relationship between Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, and his slave mistress Sally Hemings. Set against the backdrop of pivotal events in our nation's early history, the drama explores not only the love story between Hemings and the distinguished president, with whom she is believed to have had five children, but also her relationships with her family, her peers and Jefferson's eldest daughter, as she maintained her position at Monticello.

Film Details

Also Known As
Memoirs of Sally Hemings, The, Sally Hemings Story
Release Date
2000
Location
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States February 13, 2000

Aired in United States February 16, 2000

Aired in United States on Video September 12, 2000

Began shooting August 9, 1999.

Completed shooting October 13, 1999.

TV rating: TV-PG-D-L-S-V (Part 1)

TV rating: TV-PG-D-L-V (Part 2)

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