A Matter Of Opinion

Nixon and race and abortion

He was a deeply disturbed man. Now we have a president that is from a mixed race couple. We've come a long way.

Nixon reacting to Roe v. Wade: "There are times when abortions are necessary -- I know that. . . . Suppose you have a black and a white, or a rape."


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