June 1961
New Republic;6/5/61, Vol. 144 Issue 23, p3
The article presents news briefs and commentary on domestic U.S. politics as of the week of June 5, 1961. The civil rights Freedom Ride demonstration from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi is discussed. President John F. Kennedy's efforts to gain more congressional funding for foreign aid and development are analyzed. State loopholes in the federal minimum wage coverage are outlined.


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