Lucian K. Truscott Iv

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Lucian K. Truscott IV is a screenwriter and journalist who followed the 101st Airborne Division at the beginning of the Iraq War. Truscott also wrote the introduction to Jefferson’s Children, the Story of One American Family, by Shannon Lanier (a descendant of Sally Hemings) and Jane Feldman. The fascinating compilation of photographs—some of which accompany this article—and commentary by Jefferson’s descendants focuses on an issue that has entered into the larger American conversation.

Articles by this Contributor

February/March 1999

A Jefferson descendant on luck, ancestry, and the meaning of the DNA findings

February/March 2001

In Virginia, a quarrel is going on about who can be allowed to lie in a family graveyard. Because the family is Thomas Jefferson’s, the outcome of the dispute is important to every American.