TITLE

Civil Rights Gauntlet

PUB. DATE
June 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;6/25/56, Vol. 134 Issue 26, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on political developments related to civil rights in the U.S. The democratic dilemma on civil rights is a profound one, because neither the average deep Southern delegate, to the national convention nor the Northern politician with a African American constituency can afford the appearance of compromise. Both must not only spoil for a fight, but actually go through the motions of battle. What this dilemma means in concrete terms is gradually emerging. At the recent Michigan Democratic Convention an 11-point civil-rights directive to the state's 44 national convention delegates was approved.
ACCESSION #
14434541

 

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