ARKANSAS: Dynamite & the Cop

In the month since rugged, tough Police Chief Eugene Smith stopped them cold in their attempt to halt integration at Hall and Central high schools, Little Rock's dwindling band of diehard segregationists has seethed with frustration. Last week, in a senseless outburst of spite, a handful of maniacs shattered the calm of Labor Day night with a spree of bomb throwing—and again ran smack into hard-hitting Gene Smith, backed by rock-hard Little Rock public opinion.

Using fused sticks of dynamite, the terrorists jolted the city three times within 40 minutes. First target was Fire Chief Gann L. Nalley, who had ordered...

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