TITLE

A CHALLENGE FOR THE GUY SMITHS

AUTHOR(S)
BOOKER, SIMEON
PUB. DATE
December 1967
SOURCE
Ebony;Dec1967, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p146
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an interracial marriage between an African American boy Guy Smith and a white American girl Margaret Elizabeth Rusk that took place on September 21, 1966. It states that the wedding was a big stimulation for the press as it involved Secretary of State Dean Rusk who was the father of the bride and the third man in the U.S. administration power structure. Further, information on the newly weds' background and the wedding ceremony is presented.
ACCESSION #
49006717

 

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