Letters, Sep. 24, 1956

Back to School

Sir:

The latest outbursts of racial violence in the South have filled me with shame and disgust. This mob violence and mass hysteria has no justification and to poison the minds of children with hatred and bigotry is nothing less than atrocious! Instead of hanging effigies, these mobs should hang their heads in shame.

LAURIE LORMÉ

Dallas

Sir:

Now that school is starting again, and little kids all over the world will be studying about our great American democracy, wouldn't it be a kind gesture for Congress to add an asterisk to...

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