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Strom Thurmond Speaking

(Original Caption) Rights Governor After Truman's Scalp. Philadelphia, Pa.: Governor Strom Thurmond, fiery leader of Southern Democrats who are gunning for President Truman on the Civil Rights issue, is shown as he demanded this afternoon in Caucus of Dixie delegates that they cast their votes for a Southerner for President. No decision was reached in this demand. Some of the Dixie delegates are making plans to walk out on the convention unless there is included in they party platform a strongly worded endorsement of the rights of states to govern themselves as they deem proper, without federal government interface.
(Original Caption) Rights Governor After Truman's Scalp. Philadelphia, Pa.: Governor Strom Thurmond, fiery leader of Southern Democrats who are gunning for President Truman on the Civil Rights issue, is shown as he demanded this afternoon in Caucus of Dixie delegates that they cast their votes for a Southerner for President. No decision was reached in this demand. Some of the Dixie delegates are making plans to walk out on the convention unless there is included in they party platform a strongly worded endorsement of the rights of states to govern themselves as they deem proper, without federal government interface.
Strom Thurmond Speaking
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
514962962
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Bettmann
Date created:
July 11, 1948
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Bettmann
Object name:
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