THE CONGRESS: A Round for the South

When the smoke cleared away after the first clash in the Senate's civil rights battle last week, the Southerners had won a surprising victory, and the stunned civil-righters were in tactical retreat. The battle was far from over; it was still almost certain that, after weeks of oratory and cloakroom maneuvering, the Senate would pass some kind of civil rights bill. But the Southerners were cockily confident that the bill would say much less than the Administration measures passed by the House in June.

Strategist and hero of the Southerners' victory of the...

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