Lee Atwater (1951–1991)

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Lee Atwater was born on February 26, 1951 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He was previously married to Sally Dunbar. He died on March 29, 1991 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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 2020 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
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 2016 13th (Documentary)
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 2016 Race for the White House (TV Mini Series documentary)
 2008 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (Documentary)
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 2004 Bush's Brain (Documentary)
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 1992 EBN: Commercial Entertainment Product (Video short)
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Sally Dunbar  (his death)  (3 children)

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[shortly before his death] Mostly I am sorry for the way I thought of other people. Like a good general, I had treated everyone who wasn't with me as against me. See more »


Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 3, 1991-1993, pp. 37-38. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. See more »

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