Washington-Williams News Conference

Ms. Washington-Williams spoke to reporters about her long-held allegations that former Senator Strom Thermond was her father and the family’s… read more

Ms. Washington-Williams spoke to reporters about her long-held allegations that former Senator Strom Thermond was her father and the family’s acknowledgement of his paternity. She talked about her life, her decision to keep the senator’s paternity a secret until after his death, Senator Thurmond’s advocacy of segregation. She also compared her story to that of Sally Hemmings and Thomas Jefferson. Following her remarks she answered questions from the reporters. close

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Washington-Williams News Conference

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Program ID:
179613-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2003 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2003 | 2:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 17, 2003 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2003 | 11:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2003 | 6:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2003 | 4:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 21, 2003 | 2:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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