Education: Moderates' Defeat

After three worsening years of acrimony and litigation, the five moderate members of the Little Rock school board—segregationists who believe in complying with Federal law—last week resigned in a mood of "utter hopelessness, helplessness and frustration." Left as the board's sole remaining member: Supreme Court-flouting Segregationist Dr. Dale Alford, who won a larger triumph a fortnight ago, when he captured the House of Representatives' seat of Moderate Congressman Brooks Hays on a write-in vote.

Quietly, Board President Wayne Upton told why the five members gave up: "We were tired of being Governor Orval...

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