Interview with Myrlie Evers
QUESTION 41
INTERVIEWER:

OK, NOW LET'S TALK ABOUT BEING OUT THERE IN THE FRONT, BEING ON THE FRONT LIKE THAT, THE VULNERABILITY AND, WITH THIS CONFLICT, WHAT THAT, WHAT THAT REALLY MEANT.

Myrlie Evers:

Of course Medgar realized that his decision to move the movement forward with more speed certainly put him in the limelight more, and that his life was constantly threatened. We realized that, as it had been over the years, but became even more so as the economic boycotts worked very successfully. We had constant phone threats. There were—there was a fire bomb thrown at our home. Medgar received threats at the office—