Education: Day of the Demagogues

Bryant Bowles, head of the race-baiting National Association for the Advancement of White People, was riding high last week, and neither rain, nor police, nor dark of night appeared to keep him from his self-appointed rounds. When he flew into Delaware from Washington, D.C., he was promptly arrested by order of Governor J. Caleb Boggs for conspiring to violate the state's school-attendance laws. But within four hours he was out on bail again, free to stir up trouble.

At the airport, some 5,000 people were on hand to greet him—and just about the same 5.000 were still there when he returned...

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