A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 30, 1957

THREE hours after the U.S. District Court had issued an injunction against him, Arkansas' Governor Orval Eugene Faubus appeared on a state television network and, among other matters, delivered a lecture on magazine journalism. First he "invited" his audience to read the Sept. 20 issue of U.S. News & World Report, which carried a let-him-talk. question-and-answer interview with Faubus. Then he said: "The obviously prejudiced and false reports in TIME and Newsweek will not help the situation.''

Faubus named and misnamed a group of Arkansas "integrationists"' who "colored, slanted and falsified reports in TIME and Newsweek and in other publications." Concluded he...

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