New Harvard Lady Prez Fought School Segregation at Age Nine

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“Exactly 50 years ago yesterday, a girl scout living on a farm near this Clarke County town 100 kilometres from Washington wrote a letter to the White House. It was a time of rising racial tension in Virginia and the country. Drew Gilpin, without telling her parents, decided to seek help from the president.
“Dear Mr. Eisenhower,” she wrote in careful block letters, “I am nine years old and I am white, but I have many feelings about segregation.” Server?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Ar ticle&cid=1171234212718