TITLE

TRIPPED UP BY HISTORY

AUTHOR(S)
Goodgame, Dan; Tumulty, Karen; Carney, James; Dickerson, John F.; Waller, Douglas; Baker, Jackson
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Time;12/23/2002, Vol. 160 Issue 26, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the controversy surrounding comments made by United States Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott. Speculation regarding Lott's civil-rights record; Comment that seemed to support one-time presidential candidate Strom Thurmond's pro-segregationist stance; Lott's expressions of regret and remorse in the aftermath of his statement; Opinion that Lott has damaged the Republican part's campaign to shed its reputation for supporting racist platforms; Response to the comments by U.S. President George W. Bush. INSETS: IN LOTT'S OWN WORDS;RACE AND THE G.O.P.
ACCESSION #
8671834

 

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