BREACH OF PEACE

David Myers and Winonah Beamer were among the Freedom Riders. "When I was arrested, a reporter from the Noblesville [Ind.] Daily Ledger, my hometown paper, did a story on me. ... The day after my arrest was Memorial Day," Myers said. "The chairman on my draft board ... lashed out at the newspaper for making a hero out of a communist."
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( Mississippi Department of Archives and History, left; Eric Etheridge. )

David Myers and Winonah Beamer were among the Freedom Riders. "When I was arrested, a reporter from the Noblesville [Ind.] Daily Ledger, my hometown paper, did a story on me. ... The day after my arrest was Memorial Day," Myers said. "The chairman on my draft board ... lashed out at the newspaper for making a hero out of a communist."

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