TITLE

DOJ Attacks County in Montana

AUTHOR(S)
Pendley, William Perry
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Human Events;03/31/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the attack of Bill Lann Lee, an assistant attorney general for the United States Justice Department's civil rights division, against the commissioners of Blaine County in Montana. Why majority of the senators opposed Lee's appointment as assistant attorney general; Lee's accusation against the commissioners; Information on Montana's policy on electing commissioners.
ACCESSION #
2939234

 

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