In the message Patterson discusses the Freedom Riders who recently entered Monroe, expressing support and sympathy: "I wish to commend you for your strong stand for good law enforcement and the position that you have taken against the so-called...
In the message Patterson discusses the Freedom Riders who recently entered Monroe, North Carolina. He criticizes Kennedy's "encouragement of these lawless groups" and asks him to change his position: "Once again, I call on you to take a public...
In the message Wallace maintains that the president's dispatch of federal troops to Birmingham, Alabama, was unconstitutional. He insists that local government officials and state troops "are able and have not failed or refused to suppress domestic...
In the message Wallace requests that the president withdraw federal troops from military bases near Birmingham, Alabama, where they are on standby. He blames Martin Luther King, Jr., and the civil rights demonstrators for the violence in the city,...
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