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Arkansas: Out of the Woods

After five weeks of plying the Ozarks' chicken-fry circuit in the same $3 drip-dry sports shirt and rumpled slacks, the chairman of the Senate Foreign...

Republicans: The Arkansas Traveler

As George Wallace was invading the North, Michigan's Governor George Romney, who also sees himself as a presidential candidate in 1968, was sounding out...

Arkansas: Squealing at the Lick Log

Campaigning for Governor in the Ozarks, Winthrop Rockefeller may look upon Elder Brother Nelson's battle in New York as a polite drawing-room exercise...

Arkansas: A Monument to Himself

There may have been bigger and more successful bigots than Gerald L.K. Smith, but few have been so durable. During four decades as a rabble-rouser, he has made...

ARKANSAS: Surprise in Little Rock

Little Rock, Ark., muddling along in its 15th month of school segregation crisis, last week elected a new board of education to replace five members who...

Arkansas: Within Reach

Though the Democrats have controlled the Arkansas statehouse for 92 straight years, the odds today are no better than 50-50 that they can round out a full...

ARKANSAS: Prophecy by Faubus

In Orval Faubus' Arkansas, still be clouded by the storms that Faubus stirred up in Little Rock three years ago, it is a big and scary decision for a school...

ARKANSAS: Bomber's Fate

"This man has the sympathy of the State of Arkansas and the sunny South," said the defense co-counsel, gesturing toward Segregationist E. A. Lauderdale Sr.,...

ARKANSAS: Kingfish Faubus

"Can you think of anything bad in Arkansas today?" asked Governor Orval Faubus. If they could, the voters of Arkansas did not blame the man who in 1957 made...

ARKANSAS: Hope for September

The voters of Little Rock (pop. 126,300) took a lot of starch out of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus' fight against school integration last month when they...

ARKANSAS: Locked In

The Arkansas Negro Boys' Industrial School, ten miles southeast of Little Rock, had 69 inmates, aged 14 to 17, living in a rickety 1936 WPA building. Most...

ARKANSAS: The Chief

In 1959, two years after federal troops were sent into Little Rock to quell rioters, another racist mob marched down Little Rock's 14th Street bent on creating...

ARKANSAS: Attack from Behind

For 16 years, Arkansas Congressman Brooks Hays worked conscientiously for the U.S. from an increasingly senior Foreign Affairs Committee seat, for his state...

THE CONGRESS: One More for Arkansas

"Members of Congress.'' says Arkansas' Democratic Representative Wilbur D. (for Daigh) Mills, "are fair but stern judges for each other. After you have been...

ARKANSAS: Dynamite & the Cop

In the month since rugged, tough Police Chief Eugene Smith stopped them cold in their attempt to halt integration at Hall and Central high schools, Little...

ARKANSAS: A Federal Right

Early in the summer of 1955 the school board in the little (pop. 1,855) cow-and-cotton town of Hoxie, Ark. made a big decision: the community's 25 Negro...

POLITICAL NOTES: Arkansas Dustup

As it is in most Southern states, a Democratic nomination in Arkansas is tantamount to election. This week John L. McClellan, 58, the state's senior Senator...

ARKANSAS: Quit Kickin1 My Dawg Aroun1 '

Ev'ry time I come to town, The boys keep kickin' my dawg aroun'; Makes no dif'rence if he is a houn' They gotta quit kickin' my dawg aroun'. Ever since some...

ARKANSAS: Mite

The poor people of Booger Hollow, Ark., deep in the Ozark Mountains, had taken years & years to save $75 toward building a community house. Last week they...

ARKANSAS: Bailey v. Miller

Arkansas law says that a Senate vacancy shall be filled by special election within 120 days. Last week, 96 days after the late great Joseph Taylor Robinson...