September 24, 1963, 5:06 p.m.

Telegram dated September 24, 1963, 5:06 p.m. from Bayard Rustin to President Kennedy, urging him to send troops immediately to Selma, Alabama where 1,400 people in the First Baptist Church were surrounded by local and state police and fearful for their lives.

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September 24, 1963

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