Interview with John Doar
QUESTION 67
INTERVIEWER:

AND WHAT WAS THE, THE GOVERNMENT, WHAT WAS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S POSITION IN TERMS OF, OF TRYING TO GET APPROVAL FOR THIS MARCH?

John Doar:

The Federal Government's position was that because of the nature of the, uh, because of the circumstances that the people that wanted to march with, to Montgomery had the right to do it. They had a right to go the State Capitol to present their grievances. And we urged Judge Johnson to permit that.