Romanticism Run Mad

Johnson, Gerald W.
May 1956
New Republic;5/21/56, Vol. 134 Issue 21, p8
Discusses proposals of Senators James Eastland and Harry Byrd regarding definition of treason and condemning of the pre-emption doctrine in the U.S. Suggestion of redefinition of the treason to be apply to any U.S. person who gives any help to a technically friendly nation; Declaration regarding application of treason in the Constitution of the U.S.; Views that Senators from the South disapprove of the Constitution and the Supreme Court; Need for a wise and skillful leadership in Southern states; Opinion that segregationist policy of Byrd and Eastland raises possibility for a civil war in the country.


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