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That Awful 'Racist' Reagan Visited Victims of Md. Cross Burning in 1982,
Townhall.com ^ | September 1, 2013 | Tom Blumer

Posted on 09/01/2013 7:21:34 PM PDT by Kaslin

Edited on 09/01/2013 9:41:43 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Earlier this evening at NewsBusters, Tim Graham noted that the Washington Post gave space, in an item entitled "Reagan Historians to Decry 'Ahistorical Caricature' as Racist in 'The Butler' Movie," to refute the false portrayal of the Gipper in that film.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: crossburning; maryland; reagan; ronaldreagan; ronaldusmagnus; thebutler
The rest of the title is: Had Them Over For Two Subsequent White House Visits
1 posted on 09/01/2013 7:21:34 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

What a racist act.


2 posted on 09/01/2013 8:41:34 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP

What a silly cracker.


3 posted on 09/01/2013 8:43:33 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Kaslin

Back when Reagan was an actor he played a district attorney who had to deal with the Klan. One of his lines was to charge the Klan with ‘desecrating the cross” by burning it. When he was,I think, a high school student he persuaded his parent to allow a visiting athlete stay in their house because local hotels were white only.


4 posted on 09/01/2013 9:05:29 PM PDT by kathsua
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To: Kaslin

I seem to remember Reagan also had a long term correspondence with a black child.


5 posted on 09/01/2013 9:52:30 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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