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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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Monday November 15, 2004
10:53 PM

The crisis of white leadership (2)

[ #21873 ]
Dear Log,

«Mr Powell was the odd man out from the start. As the most popular public figure in the country among both blacks and whites, he had considered running for the presidency himself in 1996, but his wife, Alma, talked him out of it, fearing that as the nation's first black president he would be a target for assassination.

"If you run, I'm gone," she told him flatly.»

--"The good soldier's lonely war "