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Resource ID: #20853
Subject: Politicians
Source: Washington Post
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Date: December 14,16,17,21

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These stories offered the first confirmation that Strom Thurmond (the nation's former leading segregationist), fathered and secretly supported a mixed-race child throughout his political life. The first story features an exclusive interview in which the daughter, Essie May Washington-Williams, confirmed the relationship. Follow-up's included the Thurmond Family's acknowledgement of the truth and provided details of how the relationship and exchange of money worked.

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