Alexander Statement on the Passing of Benjamin Hooks

Posted on April 15, 2010

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today made the following statement on the passing of Dr. Benjamin Hooks:

“Tennessee has lost one of its most distinguished citizens and our family has lost a good and close friend. Ben Hooks was a pioneer, preacher, storyteller, conciliator and visionary. We will miss him greatly.”