Interview with Marion Barry
QUESTION 18
INTERVIEWER:

IN RETROSPECT, WERE YOU INVOLVED IN ANY KINDS OF PLANNING MEETINGS THAT FOR THOSE KINDS OF THINGS THAT IN RETROSPECT YOU CAN ANALYZE?

Marion Barry:

Well I think, you know, I guess we probably were—I mean what's finally happened after the debates had gone down as to what we ought to do, all of us participated in trying to plan voter registration drives, even though we had some difficulty with them and vice versa, those persons in SNCC who wanted to do voter registration also helped us to plan direct action kind of campaigns aimed at public accommodation cause we all loved each other. We all were in the struggle together so after we had our big debates and our big fights that went on all night and half the day, and half the next day and we finally came to an agreement, we still help each other try to plan what we, what we could do—