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Today: Before 'Pocahontas,' Trump Went After the Mohawks. Ready for July 4?

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today.


Before ‘Pocahontas,’ Trump Went After the Mohawks

The ads warned of the evils an Indian casino would bring to the Catskills: “increased crime, broken families, bankruptcies and, in the case of the Mohawks, violence.” They were taken out by a self-described anti-gambling group supposedly supported by 12,000 “pro-family” donors. Except virtually all the money for the 2000 campaign, more than $1 million, came from Donald...