Fawn M. Brodie

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Fawn McKay Brodie (1915 – 1981) was a biographer largely known for her work on Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History (1974) and No Man Knows My History( 1945) about Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter-day Saint movement. Ms. Brodie was also one of the first female professors of History at UCLA.

Articles by this Contributor

June 1972

A seasoned scholar examines in detail evidence that the widowed Thomas Jefferson took as his mistress Sally Hemings, the beautiful quadroon half sister of his late wife

October 1976

A STUDY IN HISTORICAL SILENCES