Volume 9 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 9 spans the dates of July 7, December 31, 1863.
Senator Stennis questions the Secretary of the Army in regards to the use of paratroopers rather than military police units in Little Rock. Stennis then discusses with President Eisenhower the situation in Little Rock.
Senator Stennis discusses with Joseph Campbell the question of whether, the condition under which the Arkansas National Guard was federalized for deployment at Little Rock, met the requirements of law.