Scrambling hurriedly to clear its decks for world charter discussion, the Senate was stopped in its tracks last week by an ancient mutineer: the filibustering Southerner. Mississippi's jug-eared, sawed-off Senator Theodore Gilmore Bilbo held the floor. His target: the Fair Employment Practices Commission. His weapons: racial and religious hatreds.
For most of three days and a night blustering Bilbo panted and ranted. Cried he:
"If you go through the Government departments there are so many niggers it's like a black cloud all around you. . . .
Some Catholics are linked with some rabbis trying to...