THE SOUTH: Different This Year

At first it looked as if Dwight Eisenhower's foray into South Carolina might be a flop. The crowd that turned up at the Columbia airport to greet him was small; on the way into the capital (pop. 90,000) with smiling Governor Jimmy

Byrnes, the motorcade passed a line of bleachers that was empty except for one girl staring solemnly at the visitor. But later, when Eisenhower emerged from the governor's office, it became clear why there had been so few people on the streets; they had all gathered around the Statehouse to hear Ike speak. A great crowd—police estimated it...

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