Interview with Sheriff James Clark
QUESTION 35
INTERVIEWER:

OK, YOU SAID THAT YOU WERE OUT OF TOWN THE DAY THE TROOPERS TURNED BACK THE DEMONSTRATORS ON THE PETTUS BRIDGE. WHEN DID YOU GET BACK AND WHAT DID YOU SEE WHEN YOU GOT BACK?

Sheriff James Clark:

I came back just as the troopers were advancing on the demonstrators, and I saw the demonstrators come up with ice picks and straight razors, and one of them even had a piece of glass. I don't know why. And they started pushing them down and they just voluntarily lay down on the ground as the troopers came up, then that's when they started on the troopers with the weapons.