TITLE

Blackout in Houston

PUB. DATE
September 1960
SOURCE
Time;9/12/1960, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the publication of Houston's three newspapers on the racial integration in the city. It notes that the three newspapers include the "Post," the "Chronicle," and the "Press" delayed the publications for one week, buried the issue on the back pages and met angered reactions from the people. It mentions that white and African American Houston civic leaders thrashed out an agreement desegregating the city's lunch counters last August 1960.
ACCESSION #
54202253

 

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