dixiecrats dixiecrats

Definition(s):

  • (n) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1948 by Democrats from southern states in order to oppose to the candidacy of Harry S Truman

Quotes

  1. "Martin Luther King's bones must be rattling in his grave that in 2006, these Dixiecrats are being possessed by the ghosts of (the late Sens. Strom) Thurmond and (Herman) Talmadge," the Rev. Joseph Lowery said at a news conference hosted by...
    on Jun 26, 2006 By: Joseph Lowery Source: FOXNews

  2. Dees ran on the pro-segregation States' Rights Party ticket, a group Dees describes as "closely aligned with Strom Thurmond's Dixiecrats."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Morris Dees Source: Lawrence Journal World

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