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July 11, 2014 4:27 PM

Steve Kraske: Richard Bolling was a political giant, especially in civil rights

The Missouri congressman should be remembered for a lot of things in a 34-year career. But his work on civil rights should be enshrined forever. It was Bolling, along with President Lyndon Johnson, who cajoled, pushed and finally demanded that the Civil Rights Act become law.

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