Interview with Gordon Carey
QUESTION 2
INTERVIEWER:

WHAT ABOUT THE DIFFERENCES LET'S SAY BETWEEN THE EARLIER PROTESTS AND THE LATER ONES IN TERMS OF WHO WAS DOING IT. YOU SAID THE FIRST ONES WERE MOSTLY WHITE LIBERALS. WHO WERE DOING—COULD YOU MAKE A COMPARISON WITH THE YOUNGER...

Gordon Carey:

Well, the early experience with the, with the sit- ins that CORE had in the forties and fifties, they tended to be, these demonstrations tended to be centered around universities. As a matter of fact you were more likely to have university professors rather than students leading them and participating. By the time you came to the sixties, the university professors were no longer there, and it was, it was the students. And also it became predominantly black as opposed to maybe not predominantly white but very substantially white in the earlier days.