Box 19, Folder 18, Document 101

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Box 19, Folder 18, Document 101

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ESQUIRE RADI~® WQXI ATLANTA
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29
Monday, July 29, 1963
A parade of top Southern leaders has been appearing before the
· Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees t'o testify on the
Administration's Civil Rights P~oposals.
Most of them, including Georgia's Governor Carl E. Sanders,
are speaking out strongly against the new Civil Rights legislation ...
especially the Public Accommodations Bill, Senate Bill 1732.
One ~an has been the dissenter.
He is Atlanta's Mayor Ivan
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Allen, who has testified in favor of Civil Rights legislation ...
and in favor of a Public Accommodations measure.
Because of his stand ... Mayor Allen has come in for strong
c:r;iticism in Atlanta and around the state.
WQXI therefore offers Mayor Allen an open invitation to appear
on our nightly telephone discussion program "Open Line" to
explain and defend his Civil Rights thinking.
courageous stand.
He has taken a
We offer him now an opportunity .. . at his
convenience ... to demonstrate once and for all to his critics ...
that he also has the convictions of that courage.
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