National Affairs: Questions in Arkansas

In press conferences, TV appearances and proclamations, Governor Orval Faubus tried hard last week to keep segregationist passions aboil. The presence of federal marshals in Little Rock, he cried, is more serious than the presence last year of federal troops. The marshals "will be met in many situations with a cold fury that did not exist before." When a group of Arkansas' Presbyterian ministers protested the closing of Little Rock's four high schools (TIME, Sept. 22), Southern Baptist Faubus accused them of being leftists, "brainwashed by left-wingers and Communists." Not even a stern...

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