POLLS: Inevitability & Tension

The South's orators may rant at the Supreme Court, but Southerners generally recognize the consequences of court rulings, indicated Pollster George Gallup last week. Gallup found that 52% of white Southerners now feel integration will inevitably come, compared to 43% when the same question was asked 14 months ago. But while they believe integration is inevitable. Southerners also predict it will not come easily: whereas 14 months ago 51% of whites thought tension between races would worsen, 59% are now of that opinion.


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