Education: Trial In Tucson

When school opened in Tucson, Ariz, this fall, Superintendent Robert D. Morrow had reason to feel uneasy. He had never wanted to be "either a heel or a hero," but heel or hero he was destined to be. Morrow had been trying to get rid of Jim Crow in the city's public schools for the past six months—ever since the state legislature passed a law leaving the decision up to local communities.

Some parents protested hotly against the Morrow campaign, and some even called him up to tell him what a "Communist," "nigger-lover," or "Fascist" they thought he was. None of that...

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