ALABAMA: Hold Everything

It looked for a while as though Alabama's campaign against its hooded mobsters was getting somewhere. Seventeen white men, including a former deputy sheriff, were arrested for flogging, molesting and intimidating their fellow citizens in the Birmingham area. William Hugh Morris, a Birmingham roofing contractor and state director of Alabama's Federated Ku Klux Klan Inc., was jailed for refusing to give the court a roster of Klan members. A new grand jury was appointed, .and instructed to keep the investigation rolling. Said State Attorney General Albert A. Carmichael: "There will be no let up. We shall strike this bunch of...

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