Box 19, Folder 18, Document 40

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Box 19, Folder 18, Document 40

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Sat., Sun., July 27-28, '1963
2 in South Ol)ponents
At Rights .B'ill Hearing
WASHINGTON m,,-The mayor of Atlanta and the g-0vemor of
South Carolina took opposing sides Frida y on a bill to outlaw
racial discrimination in hotels, restaurants and other public acwmmo11da1lions.
/
Gov. Donald Russell of South
Ca rolina denounced the adminis- ator 'Fhurmond of a sking Mr.
t rationJbacked measure a s "co- Allen " loaded" a nd " when-dideroive legislation" which he you-stop.lbeating-your-wjfe" type
said "will breed resistance and of questions and declared he was
perhaps violence."
not going to stand for intlmidaPROBLEM FOR ALL
tion and embarrassment of the
Mayor Ivan Allen J,r. of At- witness.
lanta s aid federal legislation Senator Thurmond, an oppowould help advance volunta ry nent of the civil irigtts bil!, s~id
desegration. He said racial dis- he resented the ~aracter1za,t10n
c riminatlon is a n all-American and was not gomg to have a
problem requiring an all•Ameri- "gag" imposed.
c an solution, and if Congress
- - - -- does not pass the bill it would
"amount to an Jndorsement df
private business setting up an
e ntirely new s tatus or discrimination :throughout 1he nation."
The two southern officials tesV811eran St. Louis newspapert ified a t a hearing of the Senate man Irving Dilliaro has been
Commeroe Committee which was appointd Ferris P·rofessor of
e nlivened lby a row between act- Journalism and Public Relaing chairman P astore (Dem.), tions, at P ninceton Universiey,
Rhode Island and !Senator l1hur- the University announced Frirnond (Oem.), South Carolina.
day.
LOADED QUESTIONS
Duning the coming academic
Senator Pastore accused Sen- year, Mr. Dilliaro will be a
lrv"ing ·o·,11,·ard Gets
'Princeton U. Post
BACKING new federal eivil
r.ighits legislatfon i-s Mayor
Ivan Allen Jr. of Afl!anta,
Ga.
-A. P. Wire'J)hoto
visiting lecturer at the New
J ersey university, with the rank
of professor of Engl.dsh. He will
conduct.seminars fur the Woodrow Wilson School of P ublic and
Intemalt)ional Aff.ai:rs and will be
a vi&itiing senior f.e11ow of '!ihe
University Co u n c i l of 11he
Humaruties.
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