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When the Whitehouse wooed the Welsh

April 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Prose

It was a battle for the White house where thousands of Welsh speakers played a key role. While today George.W.bush, and John Kerry target ethnic groups such as Hispanics, almost 150 years ago their counterparts focussed on Welsh emegres. Abraham Lincoln canvassed settlers from Wales in 1860, with up to 100,000 election pamphlets printed in […]

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