Nation: Who's Got the Button? Almost Everybody

Many people who are sympathetic toward the Negro civil rights drive are, for various reasons, reluctant to go to jail, sit in front of bulldozers, brandish placards, or even wear obtrusive lapel buttons. A gathering of such fastidious people met last June in the town house of Mrs. Louis S. Gimbel Jr., a New York social and philanthropic leader. Among the guests: Showman Billy Rose, Singer Lena Home, Broadway Producer Leonard Sillman. The purpose of the gathering was to talk about what celebrities could do to help the civil rights movement. All agreed that there was a need for some kind...

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