The Administration: Squeeze in the South

About as welcome as the Yankee militia, Attorney General Robert Kennedy last week invaded the Deep South. Ignoring race-baiting pickets, he conferred with Alabama's Segregationist Governor George Wallace (a draw), spoke to law students at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, talked to Justice Department lawyers in the field about ways to speed up Negro voting registration in the South.*

The Attorney General fielded the students' spirited questions amiably and frankly, and was rewarded with rousing applause. Later, addressing a contingent from the American Association of University Professors, Kennedy said: "The Negroes in this country cannot be expected indefinitely...

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