GEORGIA: Fly Time

It was an extremely trying week for Georgia's pretender—Governor Herman ("Hummon") Talmadge.

Ever since he grabbed office four weeks ago, he had been talking up the good points of his white-primary bill. He had pointed out that the bill was not undemocratic ; it simply kept the Negro from hurting his own cause by voting. But when the State Senate held a public hearing on the measure, Hummon heard from all sorts of people he'd never suspected were against him.

White-haired Mrs. Helen Dortch Longstreet, widow of famed Confederate General James Longstreet, cried:...

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