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Behind the Numbers: April 4, 2010 - April 10, 2010

Views on Confederates, circa 2001

In a January 2001 national poll -- four years after Virgina Gov. George Allen proclaimed the first Confederate History Month -- 50 percent of Americans said it was appropriate for public officials to acclaim Confederate leaders; 40 percent said such praise was not okay. Nearly two-thirds said that such comments...

By Jon Cohen  |  April 8, 2010; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
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