POLITICAL NOTES: Where's the Revolt?

With the scars of their 1948 splinter wounds still throbbing painfully, Southern Democrats demonstrated last week that another full-scale revolt against the party's Northern leadership is one of the farthest things from their minds in 1956 —civil rights or no.

The South's position was made clear in the course of a mild ruckus touched off by South Carolina's Governor George Bell Timmerman Jr. In a letter to some 150 Southern politicos, Timmerman called attention to South Carolina's maneuver of recessing its state Democratic convention until after Chicago instead of adjourning. This procedure theoretically would allow the Southerners to walk out...

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