“Report from Alabama: Howell Raines.” The Nation

Howell Raines is a legendary figure in journalism, an Alabama native who joined The New York Times in 1978 and was executive editor 2001-2003.
JW: A Lot of people everywhere are now saying, ‘Thank you, Alabama!’
HR: “It took us years to throw off the dead hand of George Wallace.  It feels good to me. ”  cont. at The Nation, 1/15/2018,  HERE