Interview with Sandra Feldman
QUESTION 24
INTERVIEWER:

Could you just begin that again and say Rhody McCoy was someone who initially tried to work--

SANDRA FELDMAN:

I think that Rhody McCoy, while he was not there at the, he was not involved in the initial discussions which took place with a group of parents from that community, when he did come in, he came from a totally other community, he came from someplace in Manhattan, initially was involved, was sort of carried along in the effort which was a cooperative effort. But something happened, I don't know what it was, and then he became the spokesman for a very adversarial situation with the teachers. The, the dismissals or transfers or whatever you want to call them took place and then strike in reaction to that when the Board of Ed would do nothing about it. I mean there were rules and regulations which weren't followed and I guess the union felt it was just--