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Dear senator : a memoir by the daughter of Strom Thurmond / Essie Mae Washington-Williams and William Stadiem.

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  • ISBN: 0060760958
  • Physical Description: 223 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Regan Books, [2005]

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Summary, etc.: The illegitimate daughter of the late Senator Strom Thurmond breaks her lifelong silence. Her father, the longtime senator from South Carolina, was once the nation's leading voice for racial segregation; he mounted a filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1957 -- in the name of saving the South from "mongrelization." Her mother was Carrie Butler, a black teenager who worked as a maid on the Thurmond family's South Carolina plantation. The memoir reveals a brave young woman who struggled with the discrepancy between the father she knew -- financially generous, supportive of her education, even affectionate -- and the old Southern politician who refused to acknowledge their relationship in public.
Subject: Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 > Family.
Washington-Williams, Essie Mae, 1925-2013.
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 > Relations with women.
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 > Relations with African Americans.
Daughters > United States > Biography.
Racially mixed people > United States > Biography.
Legislators > Family relationships > United States > Case studies.
Southern States > Race relations > Case studies.

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