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Strom Thurmond once filibustered in the Senate

Strom Thurmond once filibustered in the Senate for 24 hours and 18 minutes.

Reader comments

jojoOct 28, 2003 at 1:27AM

And all to try to deny civil rights and keep segregation legal. Truly something to admire.

"With a slow-motion but sweeping gesture of the arm, he denounced 'those nine men' on the Supreme Court for their decision outlawing school segregation,"

BobbyOct 31, 2003 at 2:23AM

Hey come on now, he's changed his ways.

BrianOct 31, 2003 at 12:46PM

Only because he's dead.

SouseMouseNov 13, 2003 at 6:12PM

What a hero... I can't believe anyone can look up to someone like that

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