Fighting to keep university segregated

<b>Oxford, Miss., 1962:</b> A law officer takes a practice swing with a billy club. The cohort of policemen had organized a show of force to back up Lt. Gov. Paul Johnson when he turned would-be student James Meredith away from the University of Mississippi.

( Charles Moore / Black Star )

Oxford, Miss., 1962: A law officer takes a practice swing with a billy club. The cohort of policemen had organized a show of force to back up Lt. Gov. Paul Johnson when he turned would-be student James Meredith away from the University of Mississippi.

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