Interview with James Bevel
QUESTION 18
JAMES A. DEVINNEY:

I'm not suggesting that...

JAMES BEVEL:

I'm saying that, let's say like when we had demonstrations, a demonstration planned, we call a blitz. OK, we said, OK, now we're going down this street, and you're going to be confronted by the police. Now while these people being confronted by the police, we want these groups of students to go around the police and go down this street and wind up downtown because we want all of you downtown. Now, in downtown you had not just morning praying people, you had students being students, singing, jovial, walking through stores singing. But you didn't have nothing in terms of out of the ordinary because if you know anything about [telephone ringing] Birmingham, say, in—