Documents Related to Lamar Riots

In a short speech delivered on the floor of the Senate, Hollings talks about the recent decision to finally integrate the public schools and the disruption this was causing South Carolina. View the Document »

Upon hearing about the mob violence in Lamar, McNair issued a statement in which he deplored the actions of the white parents who turned over two empty school buses that only seconds before had unloaded African American children View the Document »

In his most famous speech, McNair informed South Carolinians they had run out of courts and time and thus South Carolina needed to accept the Supreme Court's rulings on integration. View the Document »