I Wish I Was in the Land of Cotton . . .

"I'm going to make her cry. I'm going to sing Dixie until she cries." -- JESSE HELMS, WHO HAD BEEN SINGING DIXIE, TO ORRIN HATCH AS THEY RODE IN AN ELEVATOR WITH CAROL MOSELEY-BRAUN, THE SENATE'S ONLY BLACK MEMBER. MOSELEY- BRAUN'S RETORT: "SENATOR HELMS, YOUR SINGING WOULD MAKE ME CRY IF YOU SANG ROCK OF AGES." HELMS' AIDE LATER SAID IT WAS ALL MEANT IN GOOD FUN.

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