6/14/03: Former Sen. Jesse Helms addresses the graduating firefighters from the Monroe Fire Department. Letters to the Observer are a testament to the courtliness of a sometimes curmudgeonly senator and his cordial relations with the publisher of a paper that rarely, if ever, took his side in editorials. .
6/14/03: Former Sen. Jesse Helms addresses the graduating firefighters from the Monroe Fire Department. Letters to the Observer are a testament to the courtliness of a sometimes curmudgeonly senator and his cordial relations with the publisher of a paper that rarely, if ever, took his side in editorials. . Observer file photo
6/14/03: Former Sen. Jesse Helms addresses the graduating firefighters from the Monroe Fire Department. Letters to the Observer are a testament to the courtliness of a sometimes curmudgeonly senator and his cordial relations with the publisher of a paper that rarely, if ever, took his side in editorials. . Observer file photo
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