Roger Conner, shown here in 1981, led the Federation for American Immigration Reform as its first executive director until 1988. Now a woodworker in Nashville, Tenn., Conner condemns Trump officials’ efforts to alter census apportionment counts. “I can only understand it as a pure expression of racism and evil,” Conner says. “And yet I have to own I took this same position 40 years ago.”

APR 25 1981, APR 26 1981 Roger Conner – Ind Federation for American Immigration Reform Seeks sense in immigration policy. Credit: Denver Post (Denver Post via Getty Images)