THE SOUTH: The Outrage of Decent Men

About 45 minutes after Sunday midnight, a reporter at Jacksonville's Florida Times-Union snatched up a noisy phone, heard a man identify himself in pine-soft accent as a member of the "Confederate Underground." He had just blasted the Jewish Center and a Negro school, he bragged, and bombings would continue until segregation is restored everywhere in the South.

Only 15 minutes before the anonymous call, a ten-stick dynamite bomb warped doors at the Jacksonville Jewish community center; some 15 minutes after the call, a nearly identical bomb smashed windows at the all-Negro James Weldon Johnson High School. Next day brought word...

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