Letters to the Editor

August 1, 2013

History can affect attitudes

Growing up in a rural community in northern Oklahoma, I became the perfect example of a person who was featured in Lt. Joe Cable’s haunting ballad from the musical “South Pacific”: “You’ve got to be taught, before it’s too late, before you are 6 or 7 or 8, to hate all the people your relatives hate, you’ve got to be carefully taught.”

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