Correspondence concerning an article entitled "The South Carolina Struggle for Equality," sent by Florida Representative Herlong to Representative Rivers. Rivers contacted the editor of the Charleston News and Courier and received his views on the article. The editor saw it as propaganda from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and felt that hostility between blacks and whites was not representative of normal relations between the two groups.
A letter from a South Carolina native, living in Michigan, to the Democratic Leader of the Senate, Lyndon B. Johnson, concerning the privilege of filibustering in the Senate on the matter of civil rights for black people and fears concerning overspending by the United States government. Copies of the letter were sent to a number of southern Senators and Representatives including L. Mendel Rivers.
A letter from a South Carolina constituent voicing his strong opposition to the proposed civil rights bill. The constituent declared that Senator Lyndon B. Johnson and Representative Sam Rayburn were no friends of the South.
A letter from the Governor of South Carolina containing copies of telegrams from the Governor to the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and the Speaker of the House requesting that a representative from South Carolina be given a chance to be heard concerning civil rights legislation pending before the House Judiciary Committee.
A letter from Mrs. Trouche of Charleston expressing her disappointment in Rivers' harsh attacks against the current state of the FBI. She believes he should attack the Justice Department, for the FBI only carries out their orders.