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Southern Politics

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Southern Politics

Southern Politics

Southern Politics

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Merle Black, a professor of politics at Emory University and co-author of The Rise of Southern Republicans, talks with Michele Norris about how the deaths this week of Strom Thurmond, Lester Maddox and Maynard Jackson mark the end of an era in the American South.