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Old 11-01-2018, 06:05 PM   #87
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James Meredith in 1962..

In late September, 1962, the administration of President John F. Kennedy had extensive discussions with Governor Barnett and his staff about protecting Meredith, but Barnett publicly vowed to keep the university segregated..Governor Barnett, under pressure from the courts, conducted secret back door discussions in response to calls from the Kennedy administration between Thursday September 27 and Sunday the 30th..The days preceding the riot, bands of racists drove cars with stickers stating that "The South shall rise again" and waving Confederate flags while others assaulted any Black they could find..The crowd eventually swelled to about 3,000.. As its behavior turned increasingly violent, including the death of a journalist, the marshals ran out of tear gas defending the officials in the Lyceum.. President Kennedy reluctantly decided to call in reinforcements in the middle of the night under the command of Brigadier General Charles Billingslea..He ordered in U.S. Army military police from the 503rd and 716th Military Police Battalions, which had previously been readied for deployment under cover of the nuclear war Exercise Spade Fork..Federal Emergency Plan D-Minus...


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Two men were murdered during the first night of the riots: French journalist Paul Guihard, on assignment for Agence France-Presse, who was found behind the Lyceum building with a gunshot wound to the back; and 23-year-old Ray Gunter, a white jukebox repairman who had visited the campus out of curiosity..Gunter was found with a bullet wound in his forehead.. Law enforcement officials described these as execution-style killings..Finally, on 1 October 1962, Meredith became the first African-American student to be enrolled at the University of Mississippi, and attended his first class, in American History..Meredith graduated from the university on 18 August 1963 with a degree in political science - Günther or Gunther and variants, Günter or Gunter are Germanic names derived from Gunthere, Gunthari, composed of "battle" (Old Norse gunnr) and heri, hari "army"..

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