Education: Delay for Dallas

Ever since U.S. District Judge William H. Atwell reluctantly ordered Dallas to desegregate its schools, and thereby made it the scene of the next major test of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, the city's 639,000 citizens have been preoccupied with one question: Will Dallas become another Little Rock? Last week the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans ended the suspense—at least for a while. Though Dallas must eventually comply with the law, said Judge Richard T. Rives, voicing a unanimous decision of the three-judge court, it should have further time to prepare itself before any date is set.

When Atwell...

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