The Next President and Civil Rights

Bickel, Alexander M.
October 1960
New Republic;10/31/60, Vol. 143 Issue 19, p17
Focuses on the presidential powers in the U.S. Position of a President to draw attention to the problem of voting rights; Information that a President, is free to deplore the Supreme Court's decision on schools or on the investigative powers of the Civil Rights Commission; Power of the President to follow the recommendation of the Civil Rights Commission and establish a policy of requiring non-discrimination in federally-aided housing; Authority of a President to enforce the principle of equal protection in the employment practices of the government and its contractors.


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