Interview with Judge Charles Clark
QUESTION 16
INTERVIEWER:

DO YOU, ACTUALY THINKING ABOUT MEREDITH ON THE STAND, COULD YOU TELL US SOMETHING ABOUT HOW HE APPEARED TO YOU WHEN YOU, WHEN YOU QUESTIONED HIM, DID HE APPEAR TO BE SERIOUS, OBSESSIVE? A MAN WITH A MISSION AS HE WAS CALLED?

Judge Charles Clark:

No, uh, I was, I was very impressed with, with James Meredith in, at the time and in retrospect also. Uh, his contacts with me, in his contacts with me I found him to be calm and I found him to be deliberate and uh I found him to be forthcoming. I think that he did choose to make this issue. Uh, and I think it's perfectly appropriate that he chose to make the issue. He had as much right to contest the action that the university took as the university had to defend itself against his contention.