9/24/57 Guard Federalized by President, Ordered to force L.R. Integration

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9/24/57 Guard Federalized by President, Ordered to force L.R. Integration - e Guard Force McClellan Jays Ike Wrong in Troop...
e Guard Force McClellan Jays Ike Wrong in Troop Action .WASHINGTON (INS') — Sen. John L. MisCl-Mian (D-Ark.) locUiy snirl Mi'. Eisenhower's historic order m.'iv is"l . :>rf "m"rn tnubb Ihpii il will prevent " Ho adriod: "1 •rocrct tho proposed use or force. . .1.6 enforce IntcHralion. I believe il to be' without -. authority of low. I ntn very appronhcnsive Uiixl such acllon mny precipitate more trouble thnn It will prevent." ATLANTA (TNS) —Sen. Herman 13. Tnlm"H"e (D-Gn'.V,. -. tocluy comparr-d Peslrlent Eisenhower's use ' of federal troops In Little: Hock Ark., willi Ihe'Russian'sup- prcssion of the Hungarian revolt last yanr. Jii a .statement issued in -Allnntn Talrnadgo' S'.ild: "\Vp still mourn the destruction of Iho sovereignly of Hungary by Russian tanks nnrl tiriops in the streets of Budapest. We .ire now hrcacnted wih a spectacle of the ' President of the United Stales using tanks and troops in the streets of Litlle Dock to destroy the sovcrnity of the Slate of Arkan- S>JS." WASIMNGTON (INS) —Son. Wayne Morse (D-Orc,), said today "evu-y AmRi'lcan citizen who Ix'- J'ovcs" in tovjrnmcnt bv low should sup|3ort/?Pr<,"Jident-Eispnlio\'v r ; er in the civil'rights'crisis, I\^ors6 oflen a sharp critic of the adrriinisU-.tion, said Mr. F.iscnhow- or's warning thnt he would use force if nccess'iry is "a constitu- tionnl and no-c-dcd^ cxercibc of hi? pi i sidonti'il dutia.s/ 1 In n statemonl Morse added: "II is timj for the South to i'acc up to Iho I'acl that il belongs to the union and comply with Ihe con- siuion of he United Slates." WASHINGTON (INS) — Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson today ordered all Arkansas National Guardsmen to hold themselves in rpfiriino<!? lor possible service In Little Rock. Wilson' 3'ordoiv formally placing the sliito's militia under federal control instructed guaidsmen to await further orders from Army Secretary Wilbur M, Bruckcr on which units, shyuld report for ac- tivn duty. The defpiise secretary acted at 2:25 p.m. lEDT) an the nulhorHy of the order issued cailior by President Eisenhower lo put the Arkansas Guard into Icrlc-rnl s:-rv- icc Eruekcr immediately oul in a telephone call to Gov. Orval Fan- bus 01 Arkansas to notify Mm that both the Army and Air National Guards in Arkansas are now under federal fommand. Wilson's order nlso authorized Bruckcr to uso eny regular army tiocps from any state if he considers tlicy arc necessary to pro- vent the obstruction of racial integration in Genual high school, A top Pentagon spokesman said he expects trmt regular troops at well as the guardsmen will be used. Foir Weother in Most of Notion

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