Interview with Jane Byrne
QUESTION 24
JAMES A. DeVINNEY:

You were telling us that the Circle Campus rally was really sort of a turning point--

JANYE BYRNE:

That was the turning point. That was the spark and it became a religion from that day on. And the words were, "Don't vote with your head. Vote with your heart. We might make it. This is our chance." The Black women who had been my 48 percent, I, I, you know, I understand. They looked at their sons. They said, "Maybe." Maybe one day. Is that different than the American dream? No. That's the way it should be.