Interview with Ivanhoe Donaldson
QUESTION 5
INTERVIEWER:

DID UH, DID YOU EVER HAVE ANY TROUBLE WITH THE LAW WHILE YOU WERE DOING THAT?

Ivanhoe Donaldson:

Oh, you're right—trouble with law is a way of life for an organizer in Mississippi particularly one working with SNCC or CORE or the NAACP or COFO as was, which was the umbrella organization during that period of time and we had our share of um, there was a, one night a prior to Christmas I guess of ‘‘62 ah Ben and I were outside of Aaron Henry's drug store. We arrived about 3:00 a.m. in the morning. And the local sheriff came along; we were asleep in the truck - hello, world.

CAMERA CREW MEMBER:

SPEED. DO WE START ALL OVER AGAIN? SECOND TAKE. SIXTEEN. UM, YES, THAT WOULD ACTUALLY BE GOOD. WELL, GIVE YOU, HAVE TO GIVE ME A LEAD.