TITLE

Virginia: How Long Can Defiance Last?

AUTHOR(S)
Muse, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
January 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;1/23/56, Vol. 134 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the outlaw of race segregation in the public schools of Virginia, by Supreme Court. A court decision under the governance of State Senator Garland Gray, called for a radical amendment in Virginia's constitution to permit the use of public funds to finance private, segregated schools. It authorized the expenditure of these funds, not as a direct subsidy but through tuition grants to parents in localities in which the public schools might be integrated or else closed down as the result of the Supreme Court's decision.
ACCESSION #
14432184

 

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