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Stories of a Changing American South

Nieman Notes July 28, 2014

John Seigenthaler leaves in his wake a cadre of journalists—working with him, around him and for him over the past 75 years—whom he helped shape to understand that their work required a commitment to a set of standards. It required an aggressive search for facts. Aggressive, he said, “Because they are the facts people make life decisions on.” Read more