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The Peaceful Desegregation of Southern Schools

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Published on Dec 31, 2013

February 01, 2012: A discussion on how President Nixon led the charge to peacefully desegregate schools in America's South.

Location: The Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Participants:
George Shultz, Secretary of Labor to President Nixon;
Paul O'Neill, Associate director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Nixon;
J. Stanley Pottinger, Director of the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights under President Nixon;
Gerard Alexander (moderator), Associate Professor of Politics, University of Virginia.

Organized by Nixon White House Associate Director Geoffrey C. Shepard, the forums are co-sponsored by the National Archives and the Richard Nixon Foundation.
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For more information, please visit the Nixon Library at www.nixonlibrary.gov or contact us at 714-983-9120 or nixon@nara.gov

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