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Any substantial reform of the endemic corruption engaged in by both major parties, from Atlanta to the Pecos, would most likely of resulted in vastly larger number of Blacks being able to vote. Prior to the Civil Rights era ushered in during the Kennedy administration, this was not a result desired by either party (in the South). In consequence, neither ...


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Courtesy of Billy Joel's Uptown Girl: I'm gonna try for an uptown girl She's been living in her white bread world As long as anyone with hot blood can And now she's looking for a downtown man That's what I am A white bread girl is of course a pampered suburban princess, while the Billy Joel's downtown man protagonist is clearly, by way of contrast, ...


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Surprisingly, there does not seem to be a lot of information online about what changes took place after the 1948 election. This is probably because what little I could find suggests that not much changed. Texas has a history of distrust of centralized authority, and so strong local control over elections was the norm in 1948 and continued to be the norm ...


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This question really has two parts to it: 1) did votes "cast" by deceased voters give LBJ enough votes to push him past Stevenson; and 2) were the votes of deceased voters what led to LBJ winning the 1948 election. The answer to the first question is unequivocally yes. Some number of deceased voters cast votes for LBJ which led to LBJ having more votes ...



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