ARKANSAS: Piling Up the Tinder

Well before the polling places opened in Little Rock's special, Faubus-arranged integration referendum last week, clusters of Arkansans were already waiting eagerly to cast their votes. At 14th and Pulaski Streets, white men and women marked their ballots outdoors, resting them on the shiny red fenders of a fire truck, so peckers could see that they were voting "against." At a store a few blocks west, a woman ostentatiously swung her marked ballot in front of her to show that she too was "against." Another eager woman triumphantly kissed her ballot before...

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