Thursday, July 31, 2014

US History 1973 - 2014 Commonplace Book: Lecture 20, Tabloid Nation I: OJ (Con't)

...the only reason we will care about this case 10 years after, 20 years after, is what it told us about race in this country. The rest is passing entertainment.... The case represented a referendum on what we [thought] about race in 1995.

— Jeffrey Toobin (2005 interview)
Introduction to (and explanation of) this quote series can be found here.  Read this tag to see all of them.

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