publication date: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 (part of Round XXXVII)

category: Government

clue: This national leader is sorry it took so many generations to put an end to racial injustice.

explanation: Rudd was the prime minister of Australia when this goo was published. One of his first orders of business was to formally apologize for the "stolen generations," a hundred years of abductions of aboriginal children by white Australians. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, and Vicki Moore


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