Interview with Dr. William Anderson
QUESTION 24
JAMES A. DEVINNEY:

WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE EXPECTED FROM THEM?

Dr. William G. Anderson:

I would have expected a representative from the Justice Department to be on the scene as an observer if nothing else because civil rights were being violated. For example, we were not permitted to—to demonstrate at all, even following all the guidelines that had been set forth by the city, we attempted picketing of—of selected stores in small numbers, widely spaced. Not blocking any ingress or egress, all the guidelines that were given, so that you could picket, we would do that and still got arrested. I was arrested on several occasions just walking down the street holding a piece of paper in my hand and under the pretense of passing out literature without a permit or something to that effect. I'm saying that Justice officials were not there as observers, and if they were there mind you they were not identified as such, and to my knowledge no action was taken relative to the violation of our civil right—

CAMERA CREW MEMBER:

OK, that was a camera roll-out on 548. We're going to 549 camera roll. Interview with Dr. William Anderson.