Executive Order 10730: Little Rock Desegregation

(1957)

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Providing assistance for the removal of an obstruction of justice within the state of Arkansas.

WHEREAS on September 23, 1957, I issued Proclamation No. 3204 reading in part as follows:

WHEREAS certain persons in the state of Arkansas, individually and in unlawful assemblages, combinations, and conspiracies, have willfully obstructed the enforcement of orders of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas with respect to matters relating to enrollment and attendance at public schools, particularly at Central High School, located in Little Rock...

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