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During this press conference a number of reporters ask about school segregation, particularly for Texas, due to the recent conflict that took place in Texarkana. President Eisenhower maintains a "middle of the road" approach as these questions are…

The pre-press conference discussed segregation. President Eisenhower had report on the "matters in Texas", and asked the Attorney General, Herbert Brownell to look into it. This demonstrates that the school integration issues were known nationwide. …

Ann Whitman, Dwight D. Eisenhower's secretary records notes on the press conference briefing that will be held in the next month. Eisenhower is urged to stay out of the civil rights platform plank discussion.
This demonstrates Eisenhower's "middle…
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