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Saturday, 03 August 2013

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I'll say something nice about Bobby Kennedy. I've never heard that he was dim enough that he thought it best to try to cheat his Harvard examiners. Whereas Teddy sent in a ringer to take a Spanish exam for him, and JFK used family lackeys to write his undergraduate dissertation for him.

Ain't that nice?

Well, a four letter word does occur but it ain't "nice"!

You're right of course David, where desegregating in Little Rock was concerned. Yep, Ike sent in the 101st (Ike apparently having some previous experience with integration demanding Democrat President Truman to integrate the entire US Military).

However. The story of integration in Arkansas wasn't all Little Rock. Up here in northern Arkansas for instance:

http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=731

Good show, let's hear it for Hoxie!

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