Interview with Orval Faubus
QUESTION 50
INTERVIEWER:

GOVERNOR, WHY DO YOU THINK THEN THAT MOST AMERICANS HAVE THIS CONCEPTION OF YOU AS BEING A- AGAINST INTEGRATION? WHY DO THEY THINK THAT YOU HELPED TO BLOCK INTEGRATION IN LITTLE ROCK?

Orval Faubus:

Well, at that time, there were no wars abroad, there was no depression or recession, there was nothing in the national, or international newspaper to take the spotlight, it just happened to be a good time to take some episode and promote it and blow it out of all proportions. I got to be…