In 1955, Richard Nixon, then vice president, congratulates new Sen. Strom Thurmond. Nixon, as president, relied on Thurmond to help him win Southern white voters.
In 1955, Richard Nixon, then vice president, congratulates new Sen. Strom Thurmond. Nixon, as president, relied on Thurmond to help him win Southern white voters. AP
In 1955, Richard Nixon, then vice president, congratulates new Sen. Strom Thurmond. Nixon, as president, relied on Thurmond to help him win Southern white voters. AP

Before Trump, there was Nixon and his divisive Southern Strategy

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