National Affairs: No More Matcksticfcs

In his first three years in office he won a reputation as an Arkansas-style progressive. He increased taxes, got more money for schools and highways, joined up with Winthrop Rockefeller to create a state industrial development commission. As a product of the hill country (where there are few Negroes), he had no background of race prejudice. In his successful campaign for re-election in 1956, against an avowed segregationist, he came out mildly against enforced integration, but won strong support from Negroes for his moderation. His friends thought he was just playing a vote-trading game last year when he backed anti-integration measures...

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