Nation: Heavy Traffic on a Two-Way Street

Gravely concerned about spreading racial violence, President Kennedy last week used his press conference to issue counsel to both sides in the struggle.

To Negroes: "I'm concerned about these demonstrations. I think they go beyond information, beyond protest, and they get into a very bad situation where you get violence, and I think the cause of advancing equal opportunities only loses. So I have warned against demonstrations which could lead to bloodshed, and I warn now against them."

To Whites: "I would hope that, along with a cessation of the kinds of demonstrations that would lead to rioting, the people would also...

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