Civil Rights: Where Is the Flag?

U.S. District Judge Herbert Christenberry, 67, was born and bred in New Orleans, is an old Huey Long man, was named U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana by Frank lin Roosevelt in 1942, and was appointed to his present judicial post by Harry Truman in 1947. He is a tough old bird, and he has not been notable for taking any guff from anyone.

On July 10 Judge Christenberry issued an order insisting on police protection for civil rights demonstrators in Bogalusa, La. "I'm not a swinging liberal," Christenberry said last...

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