THE SOUTH: Destruction at Clinton

Little Clinton, Tenn. (pop. 4,259), the 1956 scene of some of the worst violence in the whole desegration struggle, had begun its 1958 school year quietly—too quietly for someone who saw that nine Negro children were peaceably attending classes with whites. This week, at three-minute intervals in the foggy early morning, three dynamite explosions gutted Clinton High School. Rather than have school for all, some wanton destroyer preferred school for none.


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