Nation: Willing to Deal

The Attorney General of the U.S. marched into a congressional hearing room last week to argue for the Administration's new civil rights package. But instead of winning friends and dispelling doubts, Bobby Kennedy got involved in quarrels. His main antagonist: New York City's articulate Republican Representative John V. Lindsay, 41, himself an outstanding champion of civil rights.

The clash concerned Title II of the Administration bill, a proposal to guarantee equal access to privately owned public accommodations such as restaurants and hotels. Title II is by far the bill's most contested section. It...

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