THE STATES: Blowing the Horn

Some six hours after he had been released on $1,000 bond for joining five Negro ministers in a violation of Georgia's bus-segregation laws (TIME, Jan. 21), the Rev. William Holmes Borders was back in the pulpit of Atlanta's Wheat Street Baptist Church to pay his respects to one of Georgia's outstanding citizens:

"You know, one of these days, ole Marvin Griffin is going to learn his lesson and get some sense. If he doesn't, they're going to bury him head down, and when that trumpet sounds, he's going to find himself going further the wrong way. I want every person who...

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