Interview with James Forman
QUESTION 43
INTERVIEWER:

OK.

James Forman:

Well, I know concretely that a method by uh, that people attempted to use to, to stop the movement um, for voting rights and the ending of public accommodations segregation in the south was the uh um the red herring, the uh, red baiting, uh, labeling people as communists, um, and attempting to discredit people and this was done on, in on many situations, um, prior to to to Selma it had been attempted in the um Mississippi summer project of 1964, um, and it had even been attempted in in um, Albany, Georgia, people were, people were, attempted to discredit the leadership, you know by saying that this person is a communist and that person is a communist and uh, it attempted to divide the leadership you know, from the base, and I think it had an effect, but I think that the insistence of our organization of open association and the right that anyone. OK.

CAMERA CREW MEMBER:

THAT WAS A ROLLOUT ON 592. WE'RE GOING TO 593 CAMERA ROLL.