THE ADMINISTRATION: Appointments: Bad & Good

President Eisenhower last week named South Carolina's Governor James Byrnes to be one of five U.S. delegates to the eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly. Howls of protest rose. Chief complaint: Byrnes is one of the South's best-known champions of race segregation; as governor, he pledged his administration to abandon South Carolina's public-school system if the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in the schools. The U.N.'s General Assembly contains many Asian and African delegates explosively sensitive on the subject of race. Sample protests in telegrams to the President :

¶ Textile Workers Union (C.I.O.): "This is a post for which...

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