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“[In 1958 in Monroe, North Carolina] two Negro boys aged seven and nine were playing house with a group of white kids their age….  One of the white girls and one of the Negro boys kissed. The little girl told her parents. Joined by his neighbors, the girl’s father went looking for the boy and […]

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“When President Eisenhower and Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery jocularly agreed that Generals Lee and Meade should have been ‘sacked’  for their blunders at Gettysburg, they committed themselves irrevocably to battle…. ” ‘President Eisenhower,’ sputtered the Shelby, N.C. Star, ‘must have lost his mind.’ “[But] the Raleigh, N.C. News and Observer argued that Lee’s own view […]

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“Last week [President Eisenhower] flew to Charlotte, N.C. for ceremonies commemorating the signing of the Mecklenburg Declaration…. The trip’s real purpose was to assist Charles R. Jonas, 49, who is up for re-election as North Carolina’s sole Republican Congressman. “Without any open endorsements or overt politicking, Ike managed to give Jonas his beaming blessing. The […]

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