We, the People of Alabama…

Fuller, Helen
June 1961
New Republic;6/5/61, Vol. 144 Issue 23, p21
Comments on riots that broke out in Alabama in connection with the Freedom Ride protest against racial segregation. Problematic nature of the Freedom Riders' desire to shatter any local law they can find that stood across the path of federally sanctioned civil rights; Impact of Governor John Patterson giving in to the Kennedy administration's demand for law enforcement; Implications on race relations and the law.


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