Archive for December 23rd, 2010

“Sen. Sam Ervin found much to criticize in Gov. George Wallace’s [1963 ‘schoolhouse door’] face-off with the Justice Department, arguing that ‘such conduct seriously handicaps Southern senators in the fight against civil rights bills.’ “Nonetheless, Ervin, who had staked out a hardline position on integration early in his career, chose to keep these sentiments private. […]

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