Haley Barbour: Civil Rights Era In Mississippi Not Something I Recall Well

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he has little personal recollection of Freedom Summer activities in his state in 1964, when the slayings of three civil rights workers outraged the nation.Asked by The Associated Pre…

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he has little personal recollection of Freedom Summer activities in his state in 1964, when the slayings of three civil rights workers outraged the nation.

Asked by The Associated Press on Thursday how much he remembers about the summer, the potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate said: “Not much.”

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