TITLE

Southern comfort

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;1/8/96-1/15/96, Vol. 214 Issue 2/3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the proposal of the U.S. Court of Appeals to eliminate majority African American congressional districts in Georgia. Effect of racial redistricting on the Republican realignment; Potential benefit of the proposal to the Republicans; Hearing about the constitutionality of minority districts in Texas and North Carolina.
ACCESSION #
9601112902

 

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