Nation: This Time, Things Changed

At week's end St. Augustine was once more a sleepy seashore city. But its peace was uneasy, and behind lay a pattern of racial violence that could erupt again at any time.

Since mid-June, Negro and white demonstrators under the guidance of Martin Luther King Jr. had staged daily wade-ins at the predominantly white beach, paraded nightly through historic Slave Market park. One night two weeks ago, some 400 whites were whipped to a frenzy by a California rabble-rouser named Connie Lynch, who cried: "I favor violence to preserve the white race any time, any place, anywhere. Now I grant you, some...

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