THE SOUTH: Freeze & Thaw

The young Negro's rebellion against segregation continued to spread last week, touching off a great swell of mass arrests in the South. Items:

¶In Orangeburg, S.C., 1,000 students left two Negro college campuses and marched silently in files of two toward downtown drug and variety stores, bent on sit-ins at segregated lunch counters. Town, county and state police, backed by three fire-department pumper trucks, blocked the marchers. "Let the leaders come forward," ordered police. Replied the students, surging on: "We are all leaders." Fire hoses and tear gas scattered the Negroes, threw them into choking confusion....

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