TITLE

Ghosts Of the Past

AUTHOR(S)
Fineman, Howard; Clift, Eleanor; Brant, Martha
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek;12/23/2002, Vol. 140 Issue 26, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes a political controversy stemming from remarks made by United States Senator Trent Lott in tribute to aged Senator Strom Thurmond in which he appeared to endorse Thurmond's segregationist policies of the 1940s. Reaction of the Republican Party to his remarks, including President George W. Bush; Biographical details, including his childhood and early career in a segregationist South; Apologies which have been offered by Lott for the remarks; Whether or not he will step down as Senate Majority Leader.
ACCESSION #
8684479

 

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