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Relations Between Catholics, Protestants and Jews Seen Improved

Dr. Sterling W. Brown, president of the National Conference of Christians and Jews told a banquet here last night that relations between American Catholics, Protestants and Jews had “improved more in our generation than in any previous two or three centuries.”

He said this “dramatic progress” was achieved through discussion and education “without demonstrations, public protests or displays of force.” He urged American civil rights leaders to take a lesson from that experience, asserting that “the activist psychology which has been dominant in much of the civil rights movement is faulty.” Former President Eisenhower was honored at the banquet with an award for “courageous leadership in government service.”