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  •  I knew Hodding slightly at one point (1+ / 0-)
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    Eric Nelson

    his wife, Patt Derian, who was undersecretary of state for human rights under Carter, was one of my heroes.  So I once found an occasion to go to an event at their home on St Asaph's St. in Old Town Alexandria.  Somehow he and I wound up in a conversation about Civil Rights - with my minimal participation compared to his.

    I would absolutely trust his recollection of the reality of Yazoo City at the time Haley Barber was growing up.

    "what the best and wisest parent wants for his child is what we should want for all the children of the community" - John Dewey

    by teacherken on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 09:43:24 PM PST

    •  apologies for the misspelling (0+ / 0-)

      Haley Barbour -  I'm tired.

      "what the best and wisest parent wants for his child is what we should want for all the children of the community" - John Dewey

      by teacherken on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 09:44:16 PM PST

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