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A press statement on events at Little Rock by President Eisenhower, 23 September 1957
(Catalogue ref: FO 371/126719)
FO 371/126719; statement by Eisenhower, 1957


  1. How does the President’s choice of words show his disapproval of what happened at Little Rock?

  2. What makes point 3 such a powerful statement?

  3. Could this source be considered a warning to the South? Give reasons to explain your answer.