POLITICAL NOTES: Mississippi's Militants

The clouds hung low and heavy over the barnlike white (and for whites only) schoolhouse at Barnes, in Mississippi's rural Leake County. To the Barnes school-house one recent, showery, steaming day came four lawyers and an editor, all candidates for the nomination for governor on the Democratic ticket (the only one that counts) in next week's primary. In their speeches the five candidates all went straight to the point. This was no great accomplishment, since in Mississippi, in 1955, there is only one real political point: school segregation.

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