Re: Senator Byrd, in his new book, again confronts early ties to KKK
> Last week, Byrd said: "I know now I was wrong.Robert Byrd could have switched party with Trent Lott and Strom
> Intolerance had no place in America. I apologized a
> thousand times . . . and I don't mind apologizing over
> and over again. I can't erase what happened."
Thurmond back in the sixities and seventies. But instead he chose to
do the right thing and became a reliable and consistent civil rights
supporter. He will be remembered as one of the greatest Americans in
centuries to come.