Vanessa Williams gets a Miss America apology

September 14, 2015 2:19 PM

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — She wore the crown — briefly — 32 years ago, but Vanessa Williams got her moment of Miss America redemption Sunday night.

Sam Haskell, executive chairman of the Miss America pageant, apologized to the entertainer for the way the pageant's predecessors handled a controversy involving nude photos of Williams. The photographs were published in Penthouse several months after she became the first African-American Miss Ameri...

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