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From: "grandcross" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] 60 Minutes Genetic Genealogy Segment Up Next
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2007 21:11:03 -0500
> While I appreciate the publicity, I thought the slant was negative and the
> information not adequately explained nor completely accurate. I have
> CBS about it.
It was unnecessarily critical and clearly biased. I don't know what the
Stanford Law professor was trying to prove. His comments were so filled with
conditional language and unexplained innuendo that they were useless. I
guess his point was that companies selling their services to the genetic
genealogy community were guilty of hype and this was intolerable because
they were "using science" to further their sinister goals. The problem is
that nobody else was complaining, certainly not those who were clients of
these testing labs. We were never told what constitutes hype.
Leslie Stahl flatly asserts Thomas Jefferson fathered Sally Hemmings' child.
Then, "....or it could have been...." Thanks for reinforcing the myth of
Unfortunately, this is SOP for 60 minutes.
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