National Affairs: Issue in Integration

The seven Good Government Committee candidates running for office on Little Rock's city-manager-type Board of Directors tried hard to keep Arkansas' Governor Orval Faubus, and indeed the whole segregation issue, out of the election. They even went to Faubus and begged him not to interfere. But Orval Faubus, hoping for a vote he might claim as popular approval for his wild attempt to prevent integration at Little Rock's Central High School, gave no promises. In fact, the word soon went out that his aides were on the telephone, whipping up support for the seven candidates supported by the segregationist Capitol...

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