Understanding Equality

Time Frame: 1963

Former Governor Harold Hughes (1922-1996) talks about understanding equality.

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When it finally dawned on me, sitting in that governor’s office and looking out that window in 1963, that the people living in the southeast Bottoms had every right I had sitting in that governor’s chair. I was sad. Because I hadn’t realized that before. And no person should ever be elected to sit in that office that doesn’t understand that.


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