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Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Douglas Springfield Speech (Guelzo, 2008)

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Allen C. Guelzo, Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008), 85.

By the time [Douglas] arrived in Springfield (in the middle of another of that summer’s drenching rains), he was unblushingly fondling every white racist prejudice he could summon and gleefully painting the bull’s-eye of “Negro equality” all over Lincoln’s back.
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