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Lott's Apologizing for Remarks

At a hundredth birthday party for retiring Senator Strom Thurmond, fellow Republican Trent Lott made a statement some believed to be in support of the segregationist and racist policies Thurmond once supported. Now Lott, the incoming Senate Majority leader, is trying to make amends. NPR's David Welna reports.

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David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.

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