Interview with Charles Butts

Talk about your experience in Mississippi and how that compared, how it was connected with what you were doing with the Stokes campaign.


Well, I'm not sure that they were connected except that it was that same time frame. I was ah, a student of the sixties and, and was in--just enthralled with the fact that we could change history. Although, now that I say that, I wonder if that isn't um, a retrospective view. I mean, that was what we, that was where the excitement was. That was the frontier. Ah, and, and certainly in terms of politics ah, the cities in the north were where the political frontier was. And so I was attracted to that.