E-mail Exchange between President Timothy J. Sullivan and Curtis Crawford, December 13, 2003

By on December 13, 2003

The original message from Curtis Crawford to President Sullivan:
> > Timothy J. Sullivan, President

> > College of William and Mary

> >

> >

> >         Shame on the College for shutting down a student bakesale

> > protesting affirmative action programs that discriminate based on

> > race.  People who believe that such programs are good for America should

> > say why.  Their reasons for supporting race-based affirmative action must

> > be pretty feeble, if they respond to opposition by trying to silence it.

> >

> > Curtis Crawford , Author and Co-Editor,

> >< http://www.DebatingRacialPreference.org >

[ address and phone number removed ]
President Sullivan’s reply:
>From: “Timothy J. Sullivan”

>To: Curtis Crawford [ e-mail address removed ]

>Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 00:45:00 -0500

>

>Dear Mr Crawford, Some fool has sent me an e-mail and signed your name to

>it. You should do what you can to discover the identity of the person . He

>or she is doing real harm to your reputation. I will help you if I can. Tim

>Sullivan

Surprised by this response, Mr. Crawford wrote back to President Sullivan:

>         Mr. Sullivan, I notice that you wrote in the middle of the night,

> after perhaps a trying week.  Would you like, in a calmer mood, to revise

> your e-mail to me?

>

> Curtis Crawford , Editor and Co-Author,

>< http://www.DebatingRacialPreference.org >[ address and phone number removed ]

President Sullivan’s response:
From:    “Timothy J. Sullivan”
To:      Curtis Crawford [ e-mail address removed ]

Date:    Sat, 13 Dec 2003 22:42:00 -0500

Subject: Re: SHUTTING DOWN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BAKESALES

No Tim Sullivan-You can quote me.
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