Simply Charly

Jan 4, 2021

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Defending the Public’s Enemy — Simply Charly

By Carl Rollyson

To call Ramsey Clark (1927-), Attorney General in Lyndon Johnson’s administration, and one of the principal architects of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a controversial subject, is an understatement. How to explain the volte face of a public figure who out of office defended America’s enemies-most notably Saddam Hussein? This is the challenge confronted by Lonnie T. Brown…