POLITICAL NOTE: Black in White

That Alabama's Senator Hugo La Fayette Black was no stranger to the Ku Klux Klan was no secret in political Washington when the President nominated him to the Supreme Court. No one who had not been in the Klan's good graces could have been elected to the Senate from Alabama in 1926. So last month when Hugo Black's nomination was confirmed neither press nor politicians made a serious issue of the Klan. As twelve years ago there had been good political reasons for his making Klan connections, so there had long since been...

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