Chapter 16
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John Pritchard

The Wisest, and Justest, and Best

Novelist John Pritchard remembers the great journalist John Seigenthaler

July 10, 2015 John Seigenthaler, who died last year on July 11, was perhaps the most central and admirable personality that defined the Nashville I lived in during the 1970s. He was the apotheosis of integrity and of all that was serious and good. Anybody who knew him, even if they were his political opposites, held him in lofty esteem for the moral, thoughtful, and inspiringly intelligent human being he was.

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