ARKANSAS: A Plan for Little Rock

In the seven months since federal troops went into Little Rock to enforce the law that Governor Orval Faubus had defied, there has been grim silence between opposing forces in the Central High School battle. The moderates lost ground because the Justice Department backed down from its threat to prosecute the rioters. The segregationists settled down to snipe at harassed school officials who tried to abide by the federal court's order to admit nine Negroes to Central High, and keep classes going. And while, on the strength of the hate and confusion he had sown, Governor Orval Faubus rode...

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