National Affairs: Schoolless Winter?

A total of 16,000 youngsters were still locked out of schools last week while the Governors of two states pondered their next moves:

¶Virginia's Governor J. Lindsay Almond Jr. angrily denounced the Supreme Court opinion but also decided "to defer for the present" a plan to reopen only those classes to which Negroes have not been admitted by court order. In Norfolk, salted with Northerners and heavily dependent on the big U.S. Navy base for business, the tongue-in-cheek city council took the next step prescribed by Virginia's massive resistance laws, asked Almond to reopen...

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