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Taylor Branch considers civil rights movement in modern democracy

John Tompkins

November 9, 2015

Taylor Branch wasn’t born to write about race, but the civil rights movement changed that. Last Tuesday, Nov. 3, Branch came to Washington and Lee to speak about how events that occurred 50 years ago have impacted him and the American political system. “I never planned to be a writer or be interested...

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