Senator Jack Danforth Is One Of The Most Respected Men In The US Senate When Clarence Thomas Was Nominated To The Supreme Court In , Danforth Gladly Pledged Himself To Be Thomas S Guide And Sponsor Through The Customary Rounds Of Informal Interviews With Key Senators A Three Term Senator From Missouri, Danforth Believed That Despite The Political Opposition, Thomas S Hardwon Rise From Poverty, His Integrity, And His Personal Record Would Win The Senate S Confirmation After Days Of Arduous Politicking And Probing Testimony Before The Senate Judiciary Committee, Danforth Was Sure He Had The Votes And That The Senate Would Confirm Thomas By A Close But Safe Margin Then, When The Committee S Deliberations Were Shattered By Anita Hill S Explosive Charges Of Sexual Harassment, Thomas Felt Correctly That His Enemies Goals Were Now Not Just To Defeat Him But To Destroy Him Danforth S Hopeful Confidence Turned To Bitterness As He Watched His Fellow Senators Back Off Their Earlier Support Of Thomas S Nomination And Their Stated Admiration Of His Character In Resurrection, Danforth, An Ordained Minister, Tells This Story Of Inspiration And Spiritual Regeneration It Is A Cautionary Tale And An Example Of How One Man And His Loyal Friends Persevered When The World Was Against Them And All Seemed Lost But It Is Also The Ultimate Insider S Own Confession Senator John C Danforth S Deeply Personal Revelation Of How, In A Good Cause That Of Winning A Seat On The Court For His Friend Clarence Thomas He Himself Came Very Close To Losing His Own Soul, In His Anger And Rage At Thomas S Enemies And His Willingness To Do Whatever It Took To Get Thomas Confirmed
John Claggett Danforth born September 5, 1936 is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Before becoming the UN Ambassador he was the Attorney General of Missouri and United States Senator from Missouri He is also an ordained Episcopal priest.
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