Libel: Walker Wins Again

During the 1962 race battles on the University of Mississippi campus, an Associated Press cub reporter wrote a dispatch that charged former Major General Edwin A. Walker with encouraging the riots. Segregationist Walker sued the A.P., won a $500,000 verdict from a Fort Worth jury. Last week, in Shreveport, La., Walker won again. He had sued the A.P. and the New Orleans Times-Picayune for $2,225,000; the jury awarded him $3,000,000.


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