"I want to say this about my state: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over the years, either."
No other man has had the distinction of serving this long in Congress, and I venture to say it will be a long time before another does. Strom Thurmondcarl hayden