Writer Finds Pre-Election 'Southern Discomfort'

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Newsweek's Christopher Dickey drove through Tennessee, Georgia and the Carolinas to see the impact of the run-up to the 2008 election. His article, "Southern Discomfort: A journey through a troubled region," appears in the Aug. 11 issue of Newsweek.

"The South I saw was troubled by changes that go well beyond this 'change' election," Dickey writes. "A generation is growing up with traumas more immediate than those of the 1860s — or the 1960s."

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