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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: 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...

National Affairs: Arkansas Goes First

One cold drizzly clay last week Democratic Arkansas did what no other State in the Union has ever done before. It elected a woman to the U. S. Senate. She is...

National Affairs: Senator from Arkansas

Some of the bitterest passages of the Senate's investigation of lobbying occurred between the chairman of the investigating committee, Thaddeus H. Caraway of...

Business & Finance: Arkansas Natural

It has been several weeks since stock market daily turnovers have approached the records set by the Big Hoover Market and the Big, Bad Federal Reserve. Last...

National Affairs: Arkansas Whoopee

In most states the adjournment of the legislature is an incident of interest only to the politically-minded. In Arkansas a fortnight ago it was a capital event,...

National Affairs: In Arkansas

Charles Smith was arrested in Little Rock, Ark., last week, charged with breach of the peace, and fined $25 & $1.40 costs. He refused to pay the fine & costs...

NEGROES: In Arkansas

On a moonless night last week a sheriff and two deputies were sitting in an empty warehouse in Wilson, Ark., smoking meditatively and staring at the lantern...

National Affairs: Highways of Arkansas

Last week it transpired that the National Farmers' Union had placed before the President a memorandum charging that farmers in Arkansas were being dispossessed...