Education: Racial Flare-Up

For a good four months the South had been living with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision against segregation, but familiarity was apparently breeding greater and greater contempt. Last week, through Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and Georgia, Southern tempers flared.

In Milford, Del., already seething over the fact that eleven Negroes had been admitted to the high school (TIME, Oct. 4), a tall, wavy-haired man of 34 popped up to add his mite to the mess. He was Bryant Bowles of Washington, D.C., head of a nine-month-old pro-segregation group called the National Association for the...

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