Letters, Aug. 19, 1957

Civil & Other Rights Sir:

A bouquet for your coverage of the civil rights bill. If enough people could be made aware of what goes on in the South—most of the Southerners themselves don't know—some real progress could be made. The Negro in the South is held in political, economic and social bondage to a degree that is frightening.


Savannah, Ga.


About your breast-beating article on the Negro and the vote: the right to vote, like the ability to procreate, is too widespread now for the good of the country. There...

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