The South: In Changing Times

President Kennedy last week addressed himself to civil strife in Albany, Ga. "I find it wholly inexplicable," said he at his press conference, "why the city council of Albany will not sit down with the citizens of Albany, who may be Negroes, and attempt to secure them, in a peaceful way, their rights. The U.S. Government is involved in sitting down at Geneva with the Soviet Union. I can't understand why the government of Albany . . . cannot do the same for American citizens."

As he spoke, whites and Negroes were at least...

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