Interview with James Figgs
QUESTION 17
INTERVIEWER:

The only line that I want you to say is that, I was, I was, were you eighteen years old?

JAMES FIGGS:

I was 19.

INTERVIEWER:

Nineteen. I was nineteen years old when Dr. King came and marched that day.

JAMES FIGGS:

Do you want me to say my name or just say I was 19.

INTERVIEWER:

No, just I was. So whenever you're ready.

JAMES FIGGS:

OK. I was 19 years old when Dr. King came to Marks to organize the Poor People's Campaign.

INTERVIEWER:

That's it.

INTERVIEWER:

Let's do that once more.

JAMES FIGGS:

I was 19 years old when Dr. King came to Marks, Mississippi to organize the Poor People's campaign.