Civil Rights: With George & Sam on Capitol Hill

Southerners kept up their hearing-room attacks on the Administration's civil rights proposals last week, firing away from both sides of the committee table.

Before the Senate Commerce Committee appeared Alabama's Governor George Wallace, known to the U.S. as the man who made a wilted and unsuccessful stand against segregation last month by placing himself in a doorway at the University of Alabama. In his testimony Wallace followed the line that Mississippi's Governor Ross Barnett had taken before the committee a week earlier: the integration movement is part of a Communist conspiracy to...

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