Interview with John Doar
QUESTION 62
INTERVIEWER:

AFTER THIS, THIS SUNDAY DEMONSTRATION, UH, THERE WERE CONGRESSMEN ALL OVER THE PLACE DENOUNCING THIS VIOLENCE AND MAKING THIS ENORMOUS STINK. DO YOU KNOW WHAT WAS HAPPENING IN TERMS OF UH, THE PRESIDENT'S REACTION, THE OVAL OFFICE, WHAT, WHAT WAS, WHAT WAS THE REACTION THERE?

John Doar:

Well the, the, the incident at the Pettus Bridge was, was filmed by uh, television, er by cameras and it was on that Sunday night, I didn't see it, but on, it's that Sunday night, it was on all the Sunday Evening News. And the, it just was, the country just was very angry, very mad, very upset and of course, if the country's upset, not that the President wouldn't be upset anyway, but uh, he, something had to be done.