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  • 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
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  • Joseph Lowery in FOXNews
    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...
  • Morris Dees in Lawrence Journal World
    Dees ran on the pro-segregation States' Rights Party ticket, a group Dees describes as "closely aligned with Strom Thurmond's Dixiecrats."

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