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John C. Calhoun

Knowing as important as forgetting

It is Monday and I’m on the Statehouse grounds in Columbia. It is dark, late, and my wife and I are walking the manicured grounds looking at Ben Tillman, Wade Hampton and Strom Thurmond — each illuminated man set off against the modest, beautifully proportioned capital dome which is also illuminated. Tillman, known as Pitchfork… Keep Reading