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Segregationist Attempts to Bar Jewish Jurors at His Trial

Frederick John Kasper, racial segregationist who went on trial yesterday in a Federal court here charged with disregarding a Federal injunction against interfering with school integration in Clinton, Tenn., told newsmen that he had instructed his counsel to oppose the inclusion of any Jews on the jury. “I’d have a better chance with a Negro than a Jew, “Kasper said.

Four jurors were chosen by the end of yesterday’s court session. Kasper, a Northern resident, has been active in the formation of White Citizens Councils in the South.