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Sam Ervin - Quotes

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I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate. ---->>>

If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen. ---->>>

The President seems to extend executive privilege way out past the atmosphere. What he says is executive privilege is nothing but executive poppycock. ---->>>

Divine right went out with the American Revolution and doesn't belong to the White House aides. What meat do they eat that makes them grow so great? ---->>>

I'll have you understand I am running this court, and the law hasn't got a damn thing to do with it! ---->>>

Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft.

Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft.

Biography

Name: Sam Ervin
Nationality: American
Born: September 27, 1896
Birthplace:
Die: 04-23, 1985
Occupation: Politician
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Samuel James "Sam" Ervin, Jr. (September 27, 1896 – April 23, 1985) was an American politician. A Democrat, he served as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina from 1954 to 1974. A native of Morganton, he liked to call himself a "country lawyer," and often told humorous stories in his Southern drawl. During his Senate career, Ervin was a legal defender of the Jim Crow laws and racial segregation, as the South's constitutional expert during the congressional debates on civil rights (wikipedia)