Religion: Little Rock's Convert

In racially embattled Little Rock, a prime point of interest last week was a religious conversion. Not long ago, Clothing Dealer Jimmy Karam was a pal of Governor Faubus, a segregationist leader of the 1957 riots at Central High School; during last fall's elections, he faked an inflammatory picture of a Negro family agitating for "equality" (TIME, Oct. 6). But now invective ("lying bastards, gutless s.o.b.s.") is gone from his lips. He holds court in his Main Street store, telling all comers that "only Jesus is important. If everybody could take Jesus to...

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