Interview with Orval Faubus
QUESTION 9
INTERVIEWER:

WHY NOT, WHY DIDN'T YOU WANT TO SEE THEM INTEGRATED?

Orval Faubus:

That's not in the province of the duties of the governor of the state. Each school district is an entity all its own, governed by a board of directors, selected by the people and if we're to have any democracy in this country, then the people must have some say in their own affairs! [overlap] And the argument it was not that there would be segregation or integration, but how is it to be brought about? How were the means? How to settle down these extremists and how to gain acceptance.