Interview with James Forman
QUESTION 37
INTERVIEWER:

I'M SORRY, IN YOUR BOOK YOU SAID THAT UH, VIOLA LIUZZO DEATH, UM, AS A RESULT OF HER DEATH WAS REALLY THE FORMATION, PROMPTED THE FORMATION OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY. AND I'M WONDERING UM WHY THAT RESPONSE TO HER DEATH.

James Forman:

Yes, the, uh… we were in Montgomery, Alabama right, the night of the Selma to Montgomery march. It was very victorious. We were in Montgomery, we got word that Viola Liuzzo had been killed, and that she was in the car with two other people and I think or rather, um maybe, I, but she had been killed, OK. So we decided that she was killed in Lowndes county…