ARKANSAS: Attack from Behind

For 16 years, Arkansas Congressman Brooks Hays worked conscientiously for the U.S. from an increasingly senior Foreign Affairs Committee seat, for his state on projects such as the Arkansas River development program. But Moderate Hays, who is also president of the 9,000,000-member Southern Baptist Convention, attempted in addition to smooth the inevitable course of integration; in mid-1957 he brought President Eisenhower and Arkansas' Governor Orval Faubus together at Newport, R.I. in an attempt to forestall the Little Rock crisis. Among Little Rock white supremacists, Brooks Hays, 60, has been unpopular ever since....

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