Education: Squeeze in New Orleans

"God demands segregation," says New Orleans' Mrs. B. J. Gaillot Jr., president of segregationist Save Our Nation Inc. She is a Roman Catholic, and when Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel, 85, ordered full desegregation of New Orleans parochial schools for next fall, Mrs. Gaillot responded with picketing and loud protest. She was not alone. Leander Perez, influential political boss of Plaquemines Parish and also a Catholic, suggested reprisals against the clergy: "Cut off their water. Quit giving them money to feed their fat bellies." And State Representative Rodney Buras of New Orleans proclaimed that...

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