National Affairs: Victory for Extremists

In Alabama the Democratic Party last week pledged itself to the brand of extremist politics that has been rife in the South since Little Rock. Items: EURJ In the runoff primary for Governor, Attorney General John Patterson, 36, piled up a record vote to defeat Circuit Judge George Wallace by 64,388 even after Patterson had been unmasked as the favorite of Ku Klux Klan leaders and had made a public appeal for the votes of Klansmen. Opponent Wallace, himself an unhooded knight of white supremacy, first attacked Patterson for his K.K.K. ties, then...

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