In the immediate postwar period, as though sensing that the
revulsion from Nazism might be carried too far, senators from the
South defied the American Creed. They opposed the campaign to sign
the Genocide Convention, for example, which the United Nations had
adopted in 1948."
This article appears in the Fall 2012 issue of Southern
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