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Alexander Saxton, 93, historian of race in US

By Paul Vitello
New York Times / September 2, 2012
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Alexander Saxton, a prominent historian of race in American, died by a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Lone Pine, Calif. He was 93 and had been in failing health for many years.

His death was announced by his daughter, Catherine Steele.

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