THE SOUTH: Creeping Realism

The South was led down the blind alley of blind resistance by Arkansas' Governor Orval Faubus in September 1957, when he spurned both federal law and the sober advice of fellow citizens in his attempt to prevent integration at Little Rock's Central High School. Last week the South turned out of the blind alley and down the rocky road toward gradual acceptance of public-school integration with a competent new driver at the wheel. When Integration Day came to Virginia, white-maned Governor J. Lindsay Almond Jr., lawyer enough to admit the legal death...

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