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Never Complain, Never Explain

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Janice Castro

Is the ghost of Dick Thornburgh haunting Arlen Specter? The two-term Pennsylvania Senator, now standing for re-election, has been running into some mighty irritated women voters on the campaign trail. Many are still miffed over his treatment of Anita Hill during the Thomas hearings. Specter wanted to clear that up by making a commercial stating that he is not a sexist, but wiser heads on his campaign staff talked him out of it. On top of that, he’s been getting no respect from potential voters watching JFK in Pennsylvania movie theaters. When it is mentioned in the film that a young Warren Commission lawyer named Arlen Specter dreamed up “the magic-bullet theory,” viewers boo and hiss.

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