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May 7, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Publisher Frank Blethen reflects on Billy Frank Jr.’s passing

One black eye in The Seattle Times’ 117-year history is our coverage of minorities through the years. Most troublesome for me was the coverage of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Things began to improve slowly after the Vietnam War debacle. Billy Frank Jr. and our focus on the treatment of Indian fishing…


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